“Deliver on the Promise” Launch Event

In October 2010 we hosted an event to celebrate our new name and look and explore some key questions about education, equity, community, and leadership.

Over 200 teachers, principals, administrators, nonprofit staff, policymakers, philanthropists and others joined us to learn about the changes at The National Equity Project, and hear the compelling stories and ideas of a wide range of education leaders at every level, through our new video featuring three leader stories, our keynote and moderator, and our panel of five education leaders.


Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder & CEO of PolicyLink

Angela Glover Blackwell Founder & CEO of PolicyLink

 Featuring Keynote Speaker & Moderator
Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder & CEO of PolicyLink.

In conversation with:
Victor Diaz  |
Founder, REALM Charter School, Berkeley
Michelle Espino  | Teacher, Leadership Prep High School, Oakland
Sandra Fewer | Commissioner, San Francisco Board of Education
Cesar Lagleva, LCSW | Community Organizer and Civil Rights Activist, Marin County
Tony Smith |  Superintendent, Oakland Unified School District



Video Highlights

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Video by Mission Pictures
Event Sponsors: Kaiser Permanente, Port of Oakland, BTW informing change, William H. Donner Foundation, and the Joseph and Evelyn Rosenblatt Charitable Fund. Major funding for the National Equity Project expansion from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation.