Baraka to host education forum in Newark

By Naomi Nix | NJ Advance Media for
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on November 20, 2014

NEWARK — Newark mayor Ras Baraka is hosting and a two-day education convention this weekend.

The convention is scheduled to begin on Friday at 6 p.m. at Bethany Baptist Church, where
People’s Organization for Progress Founder Larry Hamm will lead a panel discussion, the city said in a statement.

The convention is scheduled to continue at Rutgers University's Paul Robeson Campus Center on Saturday at 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., the statement said.

Baraka is scheduled to deliver remarks on Saturday at 1 p.m.

The convention's theme is "Reclaiming the Village," the statement said.

Event details:

Friday, November 21
Bethany Baptist Church
275 West Market Street
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Saturday, November 22
Rutgers University-Newark
Paul Robeson Campus Center
350 Martin Luther King Boulevard
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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