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Advocating for Justice for MLLs

  • October 28, 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Rhode Island College: Gaige Hall, 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave Providence, RI 02908


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Featuring our Keynote Speaker Ayanna Cooper

The (Mis)Education of Multilingual Learners, Centering on

Civil Rights Obligations

Multilingual students bring rich cultural and linguistic diversity to

their school communities. What does school offer them that

capitalizes on their talents and strengths as autonomous learners?

By asking simple questions with complex answers, this session will

explain how the civil rights obligations can be used by educators to

self-assess their depth of knowledge and redress so that students’

social and academic trajectories are directed towards successful


With Breakout sessions with Ayanna Cooper, Carla Castillo from the Equity Institute, and Providence and Central Falls Teacher presenting on a Fulbright Group Study Project from Guatemala. 

Doors open at 8:30am and conference begins at 9am

For more information on breakout session presenters please view the flyer below:

Fall 2023 Conference Flyer

RITELL c/o Nancy Cloud  |  P.O Box 9292  |  Providence, RI 02940  |  ritellteachers@gmail.com


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