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September 17, 2014 all-day
Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

An Urban Education in Three Acts: Hold Fast to Dreams, Deborah Meier, and Yo, Miss

At the Brooklyn Historical Society

Wednesday, September 17, 7:00 pm

$5/Free for BHS Members
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Authors Joshua Steckel and Beth Zasloff (Hold Fast to Dreams) join renowned educator Deborah Meier for an eye-opening discussion of the extreme challenges faced by low-income students reaching for a higher education. Teacher Lisa Wilde and two former students add to the conversation with a spoken work/rap performance based on Wilde’s zine Yo, Miss: A Graphic Look at High School.

An Official Brooklyn Book Festival Event