The Fellowship – Black Male Educators for Social Justice hosts its 2nd Annual Convening

Sharif El-Mekki, principal of Mastery Charter School- Shoemaker Campus and 2015 Cohort Neubauer Fellow is the Co-Chair and Founder of The Fellowship – Black Male Educators for Social Justice. The Fellowship is dedicated to advancing the recruitment, development, and retention of black male educators in schools throughout Greater Philadelphia and shining a spotlight on the need for more black male teachers throughout the country.

This October, the Fellowship hosted more than 1,100 attendees from 35 states at its second annual convening in Philadelphia for professional development and community building. Read how just 2% of U.S. teachers are black males and how the fellowship aims to change that.