Pain, Power and Joy of Young Men of Color
Students of color are now the majority of our nation’s youth. George Patterson provides an up close and personal look into what it means to be a young person of color in America today. He describes the pain these young people often feel, the trauma they experience, and school programs that are helping them transform the pain into power and leadership. As Senior Director of New York City Department of Education’s My Brother’s Keeper, Patterson brings a deep understanding of our nation’s largest school system coupled with a compassionate connection to the students he supports in order to teach us all how we can advance equity for the next generation and help these students as they prepare to lead us into the future.
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