Presentation – Milwaukee, WI

“The Importance of School Integration Programs to Our Communities”
Chapter 220 Program Joint Planning Council Meeting
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Campus
2400 East Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI
November 27, 2012 at 5:30pm

Parents, teachers, students, administrators and community members are invited to attend the Chapter 220 Program Joint Planning Council Meeting, featuring a keynote address by Professor John Brittain and a panel discussion with Gina Chirichigno (from One Nation Indivisible) and William Tisdale (from the Milwaukee Fair Housing Council).

Professor Brittain is a tenured professor of law at the University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law. In the past, he served as dean of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in Houston. He is an education law specialist and one of the original counsel in Sheff v. O’Neill, a landmark school desegregation case decided by the Connecticut Supreme Court in 1996. Brittain has concentrated on the intersection between housing and school segregation, and the policies that contribute to the condition of structural poverty in low-income and neighborhoods of color. Professor Brittain earned a BA (1966) and JD (1969) from Howard University.