Model D Speaker Series: Innovation in Education

As students and teachers get ready to go back to school, let's gather to talk about education in Detroit. We know the challenges; do we know what's working? What programs are leading to greater academic success for Detroit's children?

Join us tomorrow, Wednesday, Aug. 29 at YouthVille, 7375 Woodward Ave. in Detroit's New Center for a panel discussion moderated by Kary Moss, Executive Director of ACLU of Michigan. Panelists include Sharnita Johnson, Kellogg Foundation; Michael Brennan, United Way; Armen Hratchian, Excellent Schools Detroit; Michael Khoury, Cristo Rey High School; Amber Arellano, Education Trust-Midwest; and Stephan Quicksey, senior at Osborn Academy of Mathematics.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., program begins at 6 p.m. To register in advance, click here.

This Speaker Series is presented by Model DThe Huffington PostUrban Innovation Exchange and Michigan Nightlight, with support from MSHDAW.K. Kellogg FoundationJohn S. and James L. Knight Foundation and ACLU of Michigan.