Media Advisory
June 25, 2020
Pamela L. Pugh

Prominent Civil Rights Attorneys, Political Pundit, Public Education Advocates and Activists to Hold Education Justice Virtual Town Hall Amid National Uprising in Support of Racial Equity

WHAT: A virtual town hall about the state of public education and a call to end systemic racism and inequities in Michigan and the U.S. education system more broadly.

WHEN: Saturday, June 27 from 2:00 pm-3:15 p.m.
EST. Media is encouraged to attend.

WHO: A discussion featuring:

Benjamin Crump, National Civil Rights Attorney;
Nina Turner, National Co-Chair Bernie Sanders Campaign, Former Ohio State Senator, Professor;
Jamarria Hall, Student Plaintiff in Gary B. v Whitmer, Detroit Right to Literacy;
Helen Moore, Education Activist;
Thomas Pedroni, Associate Professor, Wayne State University;
Mark Rosenbaum, Director of Opportunity Under Law, Public Counsel Law Firm;
Pamela Pugh, Vice President, Michigan State Board of Education;
Lamar Lemmons, Former President, Detroit Public School District Board of Education.
Terrence Martin, Executive Vice President, Detroit Federation of Teachers

Register here:

For more information, you may also contact Pamela Pugh at

*Click to see The Detroit Equity Action Lab [DEAL] outline entitled, “White Supremacy & The Denial of Literacy, The 101 Guide” or Timeline and Status of the Detroit Right to Literacy case.