Mentoring Our Youth Under Hostile Circumstances

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Come listen to a presentation by renowned Afro-centric educator Dr. Adelaide L. Sanford at CEMOTAP (Committee To Eliminate Media Offensive to African People) headquarters on Tuesday at 6:30 PM on the topic "Mentoring Our Youth Under Hostile Circumstances."

CEMOTAP is located at 135-05 Rockaway Boulevard, South Ozone Park, New York, 11420.  Take A Train to Rockaway Boulevard and Q7 Bus East to 135th Ave. Admission is Free. If you need further information call: (718) 322-8454 or (347) 242-1145.

Dr. Sanford, as recounted in The History Makers "has impacted the lives of students at every level of New York City's school system through her work in shaping educational policy."

She began her career teaching primary grades in New York before rising to the position of vice chancellor of the State University of New York's Board of Regents, as recounted in The History Makers.

She earned a B. Ed from Brooklyn College. She received her M. Ed. from Wellesley College.She taught  in New York's elementary schools from 1950-65. In 1967 she earned her Ph.D. from Fordham University.

She was principal at Crispus Attucks School in Brooklyn "earning her an outstanding reputation of promoting excellence and achievement" as recounted in The History Makers. In 1986, she won unanimous election to the Board of Regents of the State University of New York.

She was chairperson of the Regents' Committee on Low Performing Schools, "and played an instrumental role in shaping new educational policies that sought to close the gap among schools in student performance," as recounted in The History Makers.

Dr. Sanford received the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's humanitarian award and distinguished alumna awards from Wellesley College and Brooklyn College. She has played an instrumental role in creating the John Henrik Clark meetinghouse.

"Speaking Truth To Empower."

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