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The Educating Children of Color Summit

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Lloyd E. Worner Campus Center
902 N. Cascade Ave. (NW corner of Cascade Ave. and Cache La Poudre St.) (map)



The Educating Children of Color Summit is a day-long program with speakers, breakout sessions, continuing education credit for educators and other professionals, scholarships for students, and resources for anyone with a passion for equal opportunities for all through education. This year's keynote speaker is the Mexican-American writer Victor Villasenor, a New York Times bestselling novelist, Pulitzer Prize nominee, and author of the upcoming HBO series "Rain of Gold." Featured speakers include Troy CLE, author of the Marvelous World fantasy series, in which an African-American teen from New Jersey becomes the hero of an intergalactic adventure; spiritual activist Marianne Williamson, the writer of ten books, four of which reached #1 on the New York Times bestseller lists, and founder of the Peace Alliance, a grassroots campaign tp establish a U.S. Dept. of Peace; and Jerri Marr, the U.S. Forest Service supervisor whose calm, competent and empathetic manner comforted the residents of our region during the Waldo Canyon fire.

Registration is open to high school and college students, parents, and professionals from all walks of life including education, juvenile justice, and child welfare, as well as anyone committed to the success of youth. Admission is free for students and parents; $25 for professionals. Everyone must register.

$10,000 in scholarship money and 18 laptops will be awarded at the summit. You must be present to win. Juniors, seniors, and undergraduates under 21 will be eligible for scholarship money, through drawings and contests. All students under 21 will be eligible for laptop drawings.

Registration and full program description at

The Educating Children of Color Summit
  • Open to Public: Yes
  • Admission Fee:
    • $25 general public
    • $0 for students
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