Title

Engage Me or Enrage Me: Saving Our Black and Brown Boys from Academic and Social Suicide

Location

Ballroom A-B

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Relevance

Not Available.

Brief Program Description

Wednesday morning keynote speech.

Summary

Not Available.

Evidence

Not Available.

Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Dr. LaMarr Darnell Shields Keynote

Formerly the President of the Urban Leadership Institute, Dr. LaMarr Darnell Shields is the Executive Change Agent & CEO of The Cambio Group, an education-based organization that provides consulting, curriculum development and professional development services for individuals, leaders, educators, and businesses. This bilingual author, master teacher, public speaker, social entrepreneur and thought leader is a dynamic presence who has appeared on NPR, ABC, NBC, CNN, and BET. He has written a variety of innovative educational curricula, namely Dare to Be Queen, Hands Off: Strategies to Combat Youth Violence, and Rhyme and Reason: A Hip Hop Tool for the Classroom, which are all currently being used by educators, school systems and churches nationwide. His 2009 book 101 Things Every Boy/Young Man of Color Should Know inspired the documentary film Men II Boys and remains a best-seller on Amazon.

Keyword Descriptors

Urban leadership, Educational curricula, Boys of color

Presentation Year

2016

Start Date

3-9-2016 8:00 AM

End Date

3-9-2016 9:15 AM

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Engage Me or Enrage Me: Saving Our Black and Brown Boys from Academic and Social Suicide

Ballroom A-B

Wednesday morning keynote speech.