Speakers: Rahn Dorsey, Sarah Groh, Sarah Iddrissu, Dr Gisele C Shorter Researchers and evidence-based nonprofit partners work together with local communities to translate research and practice into responsive public policy. Speakers address topics from housing instability and food insecurity, to natural disasters and gun violence, to trauma and adversity that deeply affect children’s ability to learn and thrive. Panelists discuss authentic stakeholder engagement and the role policy makers can play to drive resources towards evidence-based, trauma-informed practices. About SXSW EDU: The SXSW EDU Conference & Festival cultivates and empowers a community of engaged stakeholders to advance teaching and learning. SXSW EDU is a component of the South by Southwest® (SXSW®) family of conferences and festivals. Internationally recognized as the convergence gathering for creative professionals, SXSWedu extends SXSW’s support for the art of engagement to include society’s true rock stars: educators!
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