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Juneteenth with Dr. Roger Cleveland

Cooley Law School will host a Community Conversation event on June 18, 2024, to celebrate Juneteenth, the day which marks the end of slavery and signifying freedom for African Americans in the United States. Dr. Roger Cleveland, board chair of Black Males Working Academy, will be the keynote speaker.

Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Noon-1 p.m.

Juneteenth Speaker

Cleveland, an educator, researcher and leader in the fields of diversity, equity, cultural humility and academic innovation, has spent over 20 years working in K-12 and higher education. He has served as director of Kentucky Department of Education’s division of equity and federal programs, and hosted numerous nationwide equity, leadership, and organizational workshops and lectures.

Additionally, Cleveland has published several equity, inclusion, and education-related articles. In his role at Black Males Working Academy, he helps guide male Black youth on college and career readiness through academics, social-emotional learning and leadership.