NCSD2015: Workshop B5

Fisher II: Keeping the Diversity Pipeline Going from K-12 to Higher Ed

This workshop will involve a discussion of current efforts to help defend diversity admissions plans in the Fisher v. Texas II case, now pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, and how a decision there may impact efforts to integrate K-12 schools. The second half of the workshop will a brainstorming of ideas on how to improve messaging about the benefits of diverse and integrated schools at both levels of schooling.


  • Aderson FrancoisProfessor of Law, Howard University School of Law and Supervising Attorney of Howard University School of Law’s Civil Rights Clinic
  • Dr. Amy Stuart WellsProfessor of Sociology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Jason ReeceDirector of Research, The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University
  • Liliana ZaragozaJohn Payton Appellate and Supreme Court Advocacy Fellow, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.

Facilitated by David HinojosaNational Director of Policy, Intercultural Development Research Association





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