The High Stakes of School Board Politics

From book bans, to critical race theory, to police on school campuses, some of the most divisive issues in the national political landscape are being debated and decided at our school boards. Yet, local races where school board members are elected are historically overlooked. Today, the stakes have never been higher. Get the insider scoop from young women elected to their city school boards - who will share the immense transformative power of local politics.

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Karla Garcia

Member, Dallas Independent School District

Jessica Weaver

State of Connecticut Treasurer's Office

This event will be in person

Details

Format:

Talk

Type:

Session

Track:

Policy & Civic Engagement

Level:

Basic Understanding

Focus Area:

K-12 Education