Upcoming Events

Official Launch Event: 
The Future of the School Diversity Movement in DC and Beyond

#LTLTLaunch #SchoolDiversityDC

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
6:00-9:00pm
Busboys & Poets
1025 5th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

*Light refreshments will be provided*

SUGGESTED CONTRIBUTION: $10

Join Learn Together, Live Together (LTLT) for our official launch event to celebrate the creation of our nonprofit organization and our work to date, show your support for school diversity and equity, and learn more about how to get involved in the school diversity movement in Washington, DC and beyond! The event will include a conversation with former U.S. Secretary of Education John King, opportunities to network with others in the DC-area passionate about promoting school diversity and equity, and numerous activities, prizes, and giveaways, including a basket auction.

Agenda

6:00pm      Networking Reception (Refreshments Available) 

6:15pm      Welcome by Learn Together, Live Together

6:30pm      Conversation with John King, President and CEO, The Education Trust, and former U.S. Secretary of Education; and Allison Rose Socol, Assistant Director of P-12 Policy, The Education Trust

7:30pm      Basket Auction and Social Media Giveaways

8:00pm      Prizes Announced; Open Networking Continues

9:00pm      Event Adjourns

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Past Events

Tuesday, Tuesday, May 29, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

General Member Meeting

Location:

American Youth Policy Forum

At this meeting, special guest Maryland State Senator Bill Ferguson will provide insights on the political obstacles to school integration based on his experiences in Baltimore, along with the opportunities he sees for building a school diversity/integration movement in the greater D.C. area.

We will also provide general updates and announcements about LTLT and the committees, hold committee updates focused on key deliverables for 2018, and discuss opportunities to get involved in the committees and upcoming LTLT events (see meeting agenda here).   

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

General Member Meeting

Location:

American Youth Policy Forum

(Metro accessible via Red and Orange/Blue/Silver lines)

At this meeting, we will provide general updates and announcements about LTLT and the committees, hold committee meetings focused on key deliverable for 2018, and discuss opportunities to get involved in the committees and upcoming LTLT events.

We will have a special guest, Maya Martin, who is the Founder and Executive Director of Parents Amplifying Voices in Education (PAVE). PAVE is an outstanding area nonprofit that is empowering DC parents to lead and impact change in education. Maya will provide us with insights from her experiences building parent coalitions in DC, and will provide us with insights on how we can work with parents to build our movement.

If you are in the DC area, we highly recommend attending this meeting in person. If you are out of town and unable to join in person, please use the Conference Line: 515-739-1539, Access Code: 805253. If you cannot commit to this date, but are interested in future meetings, please let us know and we will continue to keep you in the loop.

Please RSVP for this meeting by sending us an email by Monday, April 23.

April 10th, 2018 – Infographics for Social Change Graphic Ally Hackathon (co-sponsored by the Poverty and Race Research Action Council)

Please see below for links to an exciting Hackathon event LTLT is cosponsoring April 10th.  At the Hackathon, we’ll have a great opportunity to brainstorm ways we can use visuals and digital media to advance LTLT’s mission and the #SchoolDiversity movement.

RSVP TODAY! (AM): (PM):

LTLT will be hosting a meet-up at SXSW EDU!!! Join us in Austin: Growing the School Diversity Movement Together!

Date: Mon, March 5, 2018
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Place: Austin Convention Center Exhibit Hall 4 Learning Expo Meet Up Pavilion
500 E Cesar Chavez

More info here: https://schedule.sxswedu.com/2018/events/PP80964

Friday & Saturday, November 17 – 18, 2017

Diversity and Equity Policy Summit

RSVP Required: http://bit.ly/diversityequitysummit2017

The LTLT Diversity and Equity Summit will convene a diverse coalition of education stakeholders in genuine conversations and shared learning around the concepts of school diversity and equity, with an emphasis on gaining an understanding of the current challenges and opportunities to pursuing school integration and diversity efforts in the Washington, D.C. area. Participants will explore information and ideas about school diversity and educational equity by interacting with experts and participating in facilitated conversations on key topic areas. Participants will engage in open and supportive dialogues run by facilitators to identify group- and individual-level actions that are necessary to advance diversity and equity in schools, as well as potential barriers to individual and systemic change.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Should Charter Schools Help Integrate Washington, D.C.? 

The Century Foundation and Learn Together, Live Together invite you to come hear leaders from D.C. education, civil rights, and charter schools discuss what role charter schools should play in promoting diversity.

Speakers include: 

  • Saba Bireda, member of the D.C. Public Charter School Board
  • Jennie Niles, Deputy Mayor for Education in Washington, D.C.
  • Kimberly Quick, policy associate, The Century Foundation (moderator)
  • Laura Wilson Phelan, founder and executive director, Kindred

Location

The Whittemore House
1526 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

Agenda

4:00 – 5:15 PM Program
5:15 – 6:00 PM Reception

Event is free, but please RSVP. REGISTER HERE!

Monday, September 11th, 2017 @ 6:30 PM

General Member Meeting

At this meeting, we will provide general updates about LTLT, share progress made by the committees and opportunities to get involved, and discuss next steps.

Location:

American Youth Policy Forum

(Metro accessible via Red and Orange/Blue/Silver lines)

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 @ 6 – 8:30 PM

Learn Together, Live Together & YEP-DC Present: Movie Screening and Panel Discussion

Teach Us All (2017) is a documentary focused on educational inequity set against the backdrop of the 1957 Little Rock Nine. This movie screening and panel discussion aims to activate a local conversation with students, educators, parents and the larger Washington D.C. community about barriers and opportunities to foster diversity, equity and inclusions in all schools.

Panelists:

Richard Kahlenberg, Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation
Tanya Clay House, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Education
Ramin Taheri, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education, Executive Office of Mayor Muriel Bowser (invited)
Chris Suarez, Founder, Learn Together, Live Together (moderator)

Public Welfare Foundation
John Anderson Lankford Auditorium
1200 U St NW
Washington, DC 20009