8 million black children in public schools are under threat of having their worth devalued and their minds diminished.
Their future is in foreclosure.
Hello from Minnesota.
I’m Citizen Stewart, an evangelical, husband, father, writer, speaker, essayist and education activist. I amplify ideas that increase educational opportunity for black people, families, and communities.
I do this by challenging the dominant discourse about black people, our students, and our schools.
I am a voice of the never ended battle between my ancestors and their oppressors.
I am their enduring demand for FREEDOM.
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Philadelphia, PA: Panel Discussant on the black education movement past and present – 2017 Inaugural Fellowship of Black Male Educators
San Francisco, CA: Panel Discussant on bridging differences of opinion in school choice – 2017 PIE Annual Conference
Nashville, TN: Panel Facilitator on Parent Voice in Education Reform – 2017 National Summit for the Excellence in Education Foundation
Washington, D.C.: Panel Discussion on ESSA – National Newspaper Publishers Association
Washington, D.C.: Panel Discussion on Black voice in education – NABJ joint event with Citizen Education
Atlanta, GA: Panel Discussion on threats to school choice – National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Seattle, Washington: Keynote on Education Reform and parent power – Washington State Charter Schools annual conference
Chicago, IL: Panel Discussion on school choice and the Black community – Education Leaders of Color national convening
Sacramento, CA: Panel Discussion on Charter School leaders of color – 24th Annual California Charter School Association conference
Indianapolis, IN: Panel Discussant on “Building A Better Narrative” in education (UN
Washington, D.C.: Panel Discussion, Race, Social Justice, and School Reform – American Enterprise Institute
Washington, D.C.: Panel Discussion on Black parents and education activism – UNCF release of Building a Better Narrative report
Atlanta, GA: Panel Discussion on the NAACP’s moratorium on charter schools – National Association of Charter School Authorizers
Seattle, WA: Keynote on Black educational activism – Black Education Strategy Roundtable
New Orleans, LA: Keynote on Student Activism – Students For Education Reform annual summit.
When you have a lot to say, people often quote you. Well, if feedback is a gift, consider Citizen Stewart a philanthropist. Below is a selection of news stories that I have contributed to in one way or another.