Breakthrough is teaming up with NBA Hall of Famer Chris Bosh and MacArthur Fellow Angela Duckworth for a virtual conversation with Breakthrough students from across the country on passion, perseverance, and other lessons from Bosh’s new book Letters to a Young Athlete. This free, live-streamed event takes place Wednesday, November 17, from 3:30 – 4:30 pm PT and is a unique opportunity to learn more about our program and the amazing students who are part of it. Register here!

A nationally recognized authority on educational equity and social justice, Dr. Pedro Noguera serves as dean of the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. He previously held faculty positions at UCLA, NYU, Harvard, and UC Berkeley. A sought after speaker, he consults with educational organizations across the nation; is the author or editor of 13 books; and has received dozens of awards and multiple honorary degrees. Dr. Noguera received his B.A., M.A., and teaching credential from Brown University, and his Ph.D. in sociology from UC Berkeley.

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