Geoffrey Canada

Geoffrey Canada

Geoffrey Canada is an American social activist and educator. Since 1990, Canada has been president of the Harlem Children's Zone in Harlem, New York, an organization which states its goal is to increase high school and college graduation rates among students in Harlem. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Geoffrey Canada has 12 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1994 Speech as a Director for the Rheedlen Center for Families and Children. The year with the most videos was 1997 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 296 views per program. Most appearances with Marian Wright Edelman (3), Bill Clinton (3). Most common tags: American Perspectives, Education Policy, Children.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1997 - Present President and CEO, Harlem Children's Zone Videos: 6 c. March 10, 1994 - Present Director, Rheedlen Center for Families and Children Videos: 6 c. January 1, 2005 - Present President and CEO Videos: 0 Author Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Economic Future of American Youth

    Economic Future of American Youth

    Stanley Druckenmiller argued that the U.S. was giving more and more of the economic pie to seniors at the expense of…

  • Improving Education

    Improving Education

    Roland Fryer and Geoffrey Canada spoke about providing quality education to disadvantaged students. Among the topics they…

  • After Words with Marian Wright Edelman

    After Words with Marian Wright Edelman

    Marian Wright Edelman talked about her book The Sea Is So Wide and My Boat Is So Small: Charting a Course for the Next Generation Hyperion; September 23, 2008).…

  • <em>Whatever It Takes</em>

    Whatever It Takes

    The panel talked about the effects of poverty in the U.S.. Paul Tough interviewed Geoffrey Canada. Mr. Tough is wrote a biography of Mr.…

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