Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy and Grammy-winning actor and musician Common leads this timely conversation about the need to inspire our young students to enact positive change in our communities. Through his years of experience as an activist and philanthropist, Common will share his thoughts on how we can continue to produce generations of dreamers and leaders who make a difference in a polarized society. Joined by fellow panelists Dr. Mary Ellen Caron, PhD, After School Matters chief executive officer, and Dr. Janice K. Jackson, PhD, Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer. Moderated by Tom Philion, dean and professor at Roosevelt’s College of Education.

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