Event Calendar

Events for Thursday, October 26, 2023

Lights on Afterschool
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Join us for a community conversation about out-of-school time – the value, the needs, and the opportunities.

Shannon Teague
Assistant Director, Ohio Department of Education, Forward Focus Office

Panel Moderator
Anshawn Ivery
Principal of Garrett Morgan High School, Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Dr. Anastasia Dimitropoulos
Director of the Schubert Center for Child Studies and Professor of Psychology at Case Western Reserve University

Dr. Ethan Karp
President and CEO, MAGNET

Enisia Lee
Site Coordinator, Mansfield Middle School

Nancy Mendez
President and Chief Executive Officer, Starting Point

Who: If you’re wondering if you should come, you should! You’ll be among school, community, and philanthropic partners, advocates, policymakers, researchers, legislators, and members of a Greater Cleveland community who care about creating the best opportunities for kids.
What: Mingle, panel conversation, reception
Why: The purpose is to shine a light on the important work we all do to meet the needs of families across Northeast Ohio to help youth achieve their dreams. When: Thursday, October 26 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: MAGNET, 1800 E 63rd St, Cleveland, OH 44103

Seats are limited. Tickets are required & free. To register: click the link for more information opendoorsacademy.org/loas

Lights on Afterschool is part of Cleveland’s Thriving Youth Series

The Thriving Youth Series brings together professionals, students, and thought leaders in the field of out-of-school time programming. The series will empower and inspire participants to enhance their programs and make a lasting impact on youth development. The series is a collaboration between the City of Cleveland, Open Doors Academy, Starting Point, Youth Opportunities Unlimited, and Cleveland Metropolitan School District.

Lights On Afterschool is a project of the Afterschool Alliance
Manufacturing and Advocacy Growth Network (MAGNET)
1800 E 63rd St
Cleveland, OH 44103
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Covering the Border Lecture
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Covering the Border War: How the News Media Create Crime, Race, Nation, and the USA-Mexico Divide examines border newspaper coverage of the USA-Mexico divide and how the nation and immigration are racially imagined in crime news discourse, where whiteness is associated with order and brownness is associated with disorder in a variety of imaginative, nativist ways.
Heights Library Zoom Lectures
Meeting ID: 823 648 5349
Passcode: 691353
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