The Post Salon has joined Holy Names University’s Teacher Apprenticeship Program (TAP) to sponsor a reception in honor of Dr. Kitty Kelly Epstein, who has worked at Holy Names for the past 30 years training teachers and advancing the cause of public education.
The free event will be held Sunday, Sept. 17, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Geoffrey´s Inner Circle, 410 14th St. in downtown Oakland.
In addition to the reception, Dezie Woods-Jones will interview Dr. Epstein on the topic: “Teacher Activism During Neo-Liberal Times: Navigating the System to Save Public Schools.” An open discussion will follow.
Dr. Epstein in the author of “A Different View of Urban Schools” and host of “Education Today “ on KPFA Radio.
Ms. Woods-Jones is state president of Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) and a former Oakland vice mayor.
To RSVP go to www.hnutapactivism.eventbrite.