WHEN: Friday, September 27, 9-11:30 9-9:30 Class visits 9:30-10:30 Presentation in auditorium 10:30-11:30 Lunch with students and class visits
WHERE: Sci High, 5625 Loyola Ave., New Orleans
WHY: Dr. Jackson spent her career bringing much-needed health care to an underserved community, however her interests extend past medicine and social activism to professional singing and being a poetry aficionado. Dr. Bacon plans on messaging to students that you must follow your passion, whether in medicine or the creative arts. For more information on Dr. Bacon: http://www.thehistorymakers.com/biography/dr-gloria-jackson-bacon-39 Last year as part of “History Makers” Sci High hosted John Moore, better known as New Orleans famed musician Deacon John, and students were captivated by both the music he played and the stories he told. History Makers has the nation's largest African-American video and oral history collection, which Sci High has access to as a host school.
For more information on History Makers: www.thehistorymakers.com
For more information on Sci High, go to: www.noscihigh.org
Sci High: Main Number: 504.324.7061