The Academy for Career Exploration (ACE) and Roger Williams University present a Panel Discussion: Advancing Equity in Education

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

3:00 PM-6:00 PM

Cost: Donation Suggested; Open to All

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Auditorium (3rd Floor)

Wed, 2017-03-29 15:00 - 18:00

EduHealth: Advancing Equity in Education Health-Related Social Determinants of Education 

An Educator Panel and Discussion of the documentary Unnatural Causes.

Presented by the Academy for Career Exploration (ACE) and Roger Williams University.

The Academy for Career Exploration invites you to join education, business and community leaders to explore new ways to inspire positive outcomes for students; our 21st century workforce. Many factors affect the quality of education. The EduHealth forum will explore the social determinants of education, such as:
• How does zip code affect health and education?
• How do health disparities in minority populations affect
education and economic outcomes?
• How does lack of access to farm fresh foods and food equity
issues impact students?
• How do healthy lifestyles and access to resources that support health impact a student’s future prosperity?

• Brian Hull, Director of Economic Opportunity, City of Providence
• Ana Novais, Executive Director of Health, RI Department
of Health
• Steve Osborne, Chief Innovation Officer, RIDE
• Eliza Dexter Cohen, Food Access Coordinator, RI Public Health Institute
• Janice Rodriquez, Student, Academy for Career Exploration
• Moderator, Taino Palermo, PhD, Community Program Director, RWU School of Continuing Studies
To register, please visit or Eventbrite:
NextGenLeaders RI 2017.

Open to the Public, donation suggested.

The Academy for Career Exploration (ACE) is a public charter high school serving a traditionally under-served population in Providence. ACE offers an academically rigorous program with a focus on career pathways in Technology. We consider technology an essential skill for the 21st Century, just like reading and writing. Our goal is to prepare our students for the high wage, high skill, high demand jobs of the future.
To learn more about the innovative education ACE offers, visit or contact us at 401-456-1738.

The Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies meets you where you are in your educational and career journey. Our faculty and staff are experts in their fields and understand the demands that come with pursuing your education and career goals, while meeting other responsibilities such as commitments to work, family, community, or service.