Keynote Speaker


Maleka Diggs

Maleka Diggs (She/Her) is an unschooling momma of two daughters, a youth advocate, equity and inclusion trainer, presenter, and founder of Eclectic Learning Network (ELN), a secular, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) centered network dedicated to providing resources, training, and workshops to families. ELN creates learning spaces that shift ways toward learning as a lifestyle and partnership-based relationships through unschooling and self-directed learning approaches.

For the past five years, ELN has created more than 300 offerings in Philadelphia, inspired by the voices of its community members. In 2019, ELN officially expanded its reach as an international resource for liberation-centered learning. She is also co-founder of Philly Children’s Movement, curating training and workshops in community and schools to “rise up for racial justice," and member of the Alliance for Self-Directed Education Board of Directors.

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