Race and The Future of Texas Public Education

Feb 21, 2018

Wednesday, Feb. 21
6:30 p.m.
LBJ Library, Atrium on 10th floor
Register Online

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With questions of race and racism at the forefront of political and policy conversations nationally, the LBJ Future Forum invites you to an intimate panel discussion and audience Q&A to explore the projected demographics of the schoolchildren and educators in the Texas public education system and some of the related policy, political, and socioeconomic issues.

A cocktail reception will follow the panel, and attendees are encouraged to continue the conversation over drinks and light bites.

Doors open, Registration: 6-6:30 p.m.
Discussion: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Reception to follow


  • Rafael Bejar, Outreach Coordinator, Policy Advisor, Texas Public Policy Foundation
  • Morgan Craven, Director, School-to-Prison Pipeline Project, Texas Appleseed
  • Gina Hinojosa, State Representative for House District 49
  • Gregory Worthington, doctoral student in UT’s Education Policy & Planning Program and former public school classroom teacher
  • Moderator: Julie Chang, state education reporter for the Austin American-Statesman

How to Attend
This program is open to the general public and Future Forum members. Please register online if you plan to attend.

Location & Parking
The library is located at 2313 Red River Street. Free parking will be available in the library's visitor lot (#38), entrance located right off Red River. (Look for the LBJ banners.)

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The Future Forum is the LBJ Presidential Library's vibrant, public policy group. Join today.

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Contact Us

Sarah McCracken
Director of Public Programs
LBJ Presidential Library
2313 Red River St.
Austin, TX 78705
[email protected]

Deborah Arronge
Membership Manager

LBJ Presidential Library
[email protected]
(512) 721-0198

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