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January 27, 2021: Talking Race: Racial Justice in Education
Summary: Introduction to and definitions of the levels of racism and its impacts on institutions and systems. Outlining why a race equity/justice lens is critical to our work. Activities and tools introduced to support the development of a racial analysis as well as basic tools to engage in constructive discussions about race.
February 17, 2021: Advancing Racial Justice in Education
Summary: Examining and deepening the skills and knowledge needed to support leaders and the organization’s racial analyses. Providing the opportunity for leaders to apply this racial analysis to all levels of the Association. Applying a race equity lens and the development of action plan/steps meant to further racial justice in education and equity throughout the organization and its work.
March 17, 2021: Understanding Implicit Bias Microaggressions and Stereotypes
Summary: Implicit Bias refers to the attitudes, beliefs or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner. These biases often manifest themselves in the forms of micro-aggressions and stereotypes. Everyone has Implicit Bias, but few of us are aware of it and how it impacts our daily experiences. For educators, Implicit Bias may have a negative effect on our students’ behavior and academic outcomes. This session will share real-life examples of different Implicit Bias, Micro-aggressions and Stereotypes, how they impact our schools and provide practical strategies to address and confront them in ourselves and others.
April 21, 2021: Engaging in Racial Justice Organizing and Action
Summary: Sharpening our racial analysis to end systemic patterns of racial inequity and injustice and catalyze communities to action. By leveraging our collective voice and power, we can begin identifying and actively supporting solutions aimed at increasing racial equity and preventing racial injustice.
May 19, 2021: Racial Justice in the Classroom
Summary: Talking about racial justice in public education—constructively, honestly, and openly—is difficult. We as educators must continually challenge and dismantle, piece by piece, the structures, policies and implicit biases we all have that prop up white privilege at the expense of students and families of color. To do anything less is to deny the world in which our students live, to concede that some students deserve less.
June: 21 Day Equity Challenge (exact dates still TBD)
Summary: Intensive 21-day challenge that will take a deep dive into diversity, equity and inclusion in the Association and use the skills learns to build Black and Brown capacity and create more Black and Brown member organizers. This challenge will culminate in a virtual art build.
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