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Paul Ransom Digital Podium | Instruments of Change featuring Ruth Greenfield

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Panelists: Ruth Greenfield, Charles Greenfield ’68, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders ’70, Wendell Graham ’74

The documentary, Instruments of Change, chronicles the efforts of Ruth Greenfield to bring music, dance, and art to students of all backgrounds at the Fine Arts Conservatory she founded and operated in Liberty City in the 1950s, defying the segregation practices at the time. Ruth’s effort to use the arts to uplift and unite children reverberated throughout Miami for decades, and touched the lives of her sons Charles Greenfield '68 and Timothy Greenfield-Sanders ’70, as well as retired judge Wendell Graham ’74 – a student at the conservatory who later became the first Black student at Ransom School. Head of School Penny Townsend will lead a conversation with this illustrious group. Don’t miss this event! You may watch the documentary here.
 
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Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.