An Urban Education in Three Acts: Hold Fast to Dreams, Deborah Meier, and Yo, Miss At the Brooklyn Historical Society

    When:
    September 17, 2014 all-day
    2014-09-17T00:00:00-04:00
    2014-09-18T00:00:00-04:00
    Where:
    Brooklyn Historical Society
    128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
    USA

    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