NCCTI Director Participates in Panel Discussing Systemic Racism in Education

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NCCTI Director Participates in Panel Discussing Systemic Racism in Education

Participants in the Newark Regional Business Partnership virtual panel discussion titled Impact of, and Strategies to Combat, Systemic Racism in Education. Top from left to right: Kean University Associate Vice President Carlos Rodriguez, NJIT President Dr. Joel Bloom and Newark Public Schools Superintendent Roger León. Bottom from left to right: New Community Career & Technical Institute Director Rodney Brutton, PeduL Co-founder Kayla Jackson and Newark Regional Business Partnership Executive Vice President and COO Barbara E. Kauffman.

New Community Career & Technical Institute (NCCTI) Director Rodney Brutton participated in the Newark Regional Business Partnership (NRBP) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Mini-Series on Oct. 7, held virtually. The topic of the discussion was Impact of, and Strategies to Combat, Systemic Racism in Education. The panel consisted of NJIT President Dr. Joel Bloom, Brutton, PeduL Co-founder Kayla Jackson, Newark Public Schools Superintendent Roger León and Kean University Associate Vice President Carlos Rodriguez. The discussion was moderated by Rutgers University Dean of the Honors Living-Learning Community Dr. Timothy K. Eatman.

This was the fourth program in the NRBP Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Mini-Series. Quest Diagnostics is the series sponsor and Kean University served as the event sponsor.