Friday, August 21, 2009

NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will keynote the 2010 CCSS conference in Pasadena.

On the Shoulders of Giants: Empowering Students to Learn, Achieve, and Serve
Experience how the lessons learned from the struggles and victories of the Harlem Renaissance gave Kareem Abdul-Jabbar the confidence, will, and inspiration to become a legendary basketball player and recognized humanitarian dedicated to achieving social justice around the world.  Explore approaches to help all students embrace the stories of the past as prologue for the future.  Together we can help young people adopt a personal commitment to themselves and future generations to become informed, responsible, engaged citizens dedicated to creating a better world for all.


Abdul-Jabbar is an emerging historian recently authoring Brothers In Arms: The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII's Forgotten Heroes and On the Shoulders of Giants: My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance

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