RELIVE THE DAY
Kareem Weaver, FULCRUM
Dr. Keyon Anderson, MSW, Always Progressing
Michael McDaniel, Jr., Families in Action
With special opening remarks by Oakland Unified School District Superintendent, Dr. Kyla Johnson-Trammell
Beyond Land Acknowledgements: Sovereignty and Rematriation, with Nazshonnii B-A of the Sogorea Te’ Land Trust
Opening Plenary (Saturday) | Changing the Narrative, Embracing Our Stories | Featured Speakers
Closing Plenary (Friday) | Literacy Allies: Expanding Community & Deepening Commitment
Help Wanted: Change Managers for Literacy Instruction | FULCRUM
Uniting Schools and Families for Our Kids: Family Engagement Lab & Springboard Collaborative
Early Literacy Kings Project | Taji Brown and Kahlil Chatmon
Arguing the Case for Student Learning | Education Coalition for Hispanics in Oakland (ECHO)
Support Dual Language Learners with Seeds Repeated Read Aloud
It’s not the Swing of the Pendulum: Reading & the Brain
Agentic Students + Literacy | Energy Convertors
Opening Plenary (Friday) | A Special Conversation
The Oakland REACH and FluentSeeds Partnership
Closing Plenary (Saturday) | Grounded in Practice. Liberatory Tools Change | Dr. Julie Washington
Intervention is Racist
Math in Storybooks
Life as primary text: An Experiential Youth Speaks writing Workshop for Educators
WORKSHOP CONTENT STRANDS
Promoting Effective Practice
Evidence-based practices and approaches for improving literacy instruction and student reading in and out of the classroom.
Let’s Get Aligned
Partnering for impact, building collective vision, and working together to support literacy across school, home, and community.
Parents in the Driver’s Seat
Centering parent leadership, parent-driven models for learning, and parent-school-community partnerships.
Leadership for Literacy
Cultivating literacy leaders and champions. Supporting system-level change.
Literacy and Social Justice
Justice, healing, and identity.