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Durham | Let’s Talk Racism Conference

March 23 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Please join us for the 4th annual Let’s Talk Racism Conference, Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Our theme is “Moving Beyond Good Intentions.” The purpose of this event is to give K-12 educators and pre-service teachers an opportunity to engage in sessions centered on the impact of systemic racism and ways of dismantling it in our schools. While educators are the target audience, we welcome all community members to participate.

Dr. John B. Diamond, co-author of Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools, will be delivering the keynote address.

During the conference, breakout sessions will be facilitated on a number of topics, including but not limited to:

Advocacy for students of color
Disrupting systemic racism in education
Teacher activism
Racism’s impact on mental health
Advocacy for ethnic studies
Racial Equity Leadership at the school and district levels
Experiences of LGBTQ youth in schools
Parent advocacy

The conference registration fee is $40.00 and $20.00 for students.

This event is co-sponsored by we are (working to extend anti-racist education), North Carolina Central University’s School of Education, the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, and Ben & Jerry’s of Chapel Hill.

Visit www.LetsTalkRacism.com, for additional information.

For questions email admin@weare-nc.org

Details

Date:
March 23
Time:
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/387548835120539/

Organizer

NCCU School of Education
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/nccusoe/

Venue

H. M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education Building
NCCU, 700 Cecil Street
Durham, NC 27707
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