On Wednesday, September 16, Student Voice’s Strategy Director Taylor Kahn-Perry joined Communities in Schools (CIS) for their Virtual Leadership Town Hall Conference. Kahn-Perry and other student leaders spoke about how student voice can be leveraged to advance social justice in education.
The Communities in Schools Virtual Leadership Town Hall Conference convenes education thought leaders, policy makers and school practitioners to discuss students’ academic and nonacademic needs. Along with Kahn-Perry, other speakers included CIS National President and CEO Rey Saldaña, former U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, President Emerita of Spelman College Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum and Author and Motivational Speaker Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo.
About Student Voice
Student Voice is a by-students, for-students 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works in all 50 states to equip students as storytellers, organizers and institutional partners who advocate for student-driven solutions to educational inequity. Through direct civic action, Student Voice helps students hold their schools and surrounding communities accountable to the Student Bill of Rights and prepares them to become lifelong agents of social and political change. For more information about Student Voice, visit our website at StuVoice.org and follow @Stu_Voice and #StuVoice on social media.