[Steve's note: Yes, that's all caps, and yes, Geoffrey Canada deserves them. You owe it to yourself to go see this amazing man.]
Geoffrey Canada works tirelessly to increase high school and college graduation rates among students in a nearly 100-block area of Harlem. A nationally recognized trailblazer in education reform, he is prominently featured in the new documentary, Waiting for Superman, and has been named one of "America's Best Leaders" by U.S. News & World Report.
Canada will address "WAITING FOR SUPERMAN: The Crisis Facing Youth - What Adults and Communities Can Do to Save Our Children" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, in the RecPlex at the University of Dayton
A booksigning will follow. The evening will include a special tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Free and open to the public, the event is part of the Diversity Lecture Series and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration at the University of Dayton. Free parking is available in S1 (east of RecPlex off Irving Avenue), C and P lots.