Mina Shiratori

Remembering our friend and colleague – Mina Shiratori

Mina left an indelible mark on all who knew her. Her enthusiasm, hope and love for those she served was contagious. PLI honors her life by continuing to embrace her spirit of hope, care, and joy. As we mourn her loss, we also celebrate what she gave to us, an unwavering commitment to equity, an infectious smile that immediately made one feel a sense of belonging, and a creative spirit.

Jeannie Oakes headshot

Jeannie Oakes: 1943-2024

Center X

We remember and honor Center X’s founder and the creator of the University’s signature teacher education program, committed to creating social justice educators for urban schools.