VIPS brings ‘Education Then and Now’ discussion

On Feb. 26,join Volunteers In Public Schools for a discussion on the experiences Black Americans endured to obtain an education in East Baton Rouge Parish.

The virtual event, Education, Then and Now: Is It Still the Path to Freedom, brings together panelist to reflect on the history of what Blacks endured to obtain an education along with the current role education plays in preparing youth for bright futures.

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All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the book, “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass” while supplies last.

Topic: Education, Then And Now. Is it Still the Path to Freedom?

Presenters: Dr. Sito Narcisse, Supt. EBRP School System Attorney Preston Castille, Of Counsel, Taylor Porter; Helix Community Schools; BESE Member District 8 Kenneth Morris, Founder & President, Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives (direct descendant of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington)

Join the discuss on the day of the event here: : or watch live on Facebook or Youtube-