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Conference Presenter

Kesi Foster

Partners for Dignity and Rights

Kesi is the Co-Executive Director at Partners for Dignity and Rights (P4DR). P4DR works in partnership with community organizations across the country and helped found and anchor both the national Dignity in Schools Campaign now in 27 states and the Worker-Driven Social Responsibility Network. He was previously the Co-Director of the Youth Power Project at Make the Road New York, where he advanced campaigns for educational justice, immigration justice, and community safety. Before Make The Road, Kesi coordinated the Urban Youth Collaborative, the largest youth-led educational justice coalition in New York City, and worked at the Annenberg Institute for School Reform. Before joining the movements for educational justice, he held positions at the Right to Vote Campaign, and worked to open up career opportunities for formerly incarcerated individuals and public housing residents in New York City.