THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017
Mini-Conference: Talking about Race in the Classroom: A Training for Educators Committed to Racial Justice
In this flagship training, educators strengthen their analysis of how racism manifests in schools and classrooms, enhance their understanding of how racism affects children, practice utilizing tools to address race and racism with students, and gain strategies to support a school-wide culture of respect, equity and inclusivity. By the end of the training, participants will: 1. Deepen their knowledge of the history and definition race and racism 2. Enhance their understanding of the how race and racism manifests in classrooms, schools and the lived experiences of students 3. Practice applying a racial equity lens to scenarios related to race and racism in the classroom 4. Gain strategies for creating racial equity in classrooms and schools
May. 18, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
NYC Charter School Center - Training Room 111 Broadway, Suite 604, New York, NY 10006
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SATURDAY, FEB 2, 2019
Join us for an evening of true stories from Memphis educators and students. Chalkbeat Tennessee is hosting a storytelling event under the theme "Natural Consequences" alongside Spillit.
We'll explore how natural and unnatural, just and unjust consequences to actions impact our lives and experiences. Storytellers will deliver personal stories, and many of them will touch on how, in diverse ways, school discipline has impacted their lives. Don't miss our latest investigation into school discipline practices here.Tickets are 10 dollars and available at the door the evening of the show. The event will be held Feb. 2 at Epicenter, 902 Cooper Street, Memphis, TN. A special thanks to Knowledge Tree for its sponsorship of this event. Chalkbeat Tennessee is a nonprofit news organization committed to covering Tennessee schools.
Feb. 2, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Epicenter, 902 Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104