We are saddened to learn that Dr. Fletcher passed away early this fall. He was an active HRE USA member and Flowers Grant recipient in 2021, along with Michel Buckley. Their project seeks to help high schools around New York City establish student-led human rights clubs. Rest in peace, Dr. Fletcher.
>> We are sharing an excerpt from the moving tribute published by Lehman College, please read in full at https://www.lehman.edu/news/2022/David-Fletcher-Obit.php
A native of Brevard, North Carolina, Fletcher was a respected educator, scholar, and activist who fought for human rights and justice. He was known for his calm demeanor, charming personality, and melodic Southern accent. During his 24 years at Lehman College, he served as an assistant professor in the Department of Middle and High School Education; department chair; and coordinator for programs in English Education, Technology in Education, and Human Rights and Restorative Justice in Education.