Previous ULA Workshop Series

The Urban Leadership Academy has been providing meaningful educational experiences for more than 25 years.

2022-23 Workshop Series

  • Completing the Circle: A Comprehensive System for Restorative Change in Schools
    —James Huguley & Shawn Thomas
  • Getting Past Stuck: Organizing Schools to Eliminate Racism
    —Decoteau Irby
  • Disabling Black Poverty, Supporting White Underachievement
    —Keith Mayes

2019-20 Workshop Series

  • “Gifting” All Students through the Pedagogy of Confidence
    —Yvette Jackson
  • Amplifying Youth Voice: Minnesota Youth Story Squad and Middle School Partnerships
    —Jigna Desai & Kari Smalkoski
  • White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
    —Robin DiAngelo
  • Learning to Be a Threat to Inequity: Teaching and Leading with Equity Literacy
    —Paul Gorski & Seema Pothini

2018-19 ULA Workshop Series

  • If Black Lives Matter – At School, Too – Then Act Like You Know
    —Crystal Laura
  • Five Lenses for Education, Leadership, and Movement Building
    —Kevin Kumashiro
  • Building an Educational Justice Movement: Organizing in Schools and Communities
    —Mark Warren
  • Transforming Belief Systems in Minneapolis Public Schools: The Story of the Office Of Black Male Achievement
    —Michael Walker & Keith Mayes