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Talking To Kids About Race & Racism Series: August

Racially Conscious Collaboration 90-minute seminar

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Talking To Kids About Race & Racism Series: August
Talking To Kids About Race & Racism Series: August

Time & Location

Aug 22, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM EDT

Zoom Event

About the event

About our Course:

Too often we have heard participants in seminars bring up their challenges and successes talking to their kids about race.  As parents ourselves at Racially Conscious Collaboration, and former educators, we have successfully raised our own children to be able to sustain healthy conversations and action around race since they were little kids in school.  Join us as parents, family members, and guardians of children as we examine how to talk to kids about race, and even raise anti-racist children.  The research says children do see race, but far too many of us struggle to talk to our kids about race believing that we are protecting them.  Sometimes we hear parents telling their children that race doesn't matter, we are all the same.  In our experience, and in the research, we have found that race matters in parenting.

About our Facilitator/Director of Education:

Devrae Hudson is an equity centered leader committed to the success of growing racial consciousness in people.  She has provided national staff development on curriculum and team leadership skills. Before Joining the RCC team she served St. Louis Park Public Schools in Minnesota as a Racial Equity Instructional Coach. Devrae has also spent time coaching executive leaders across the Twin Cities.   Her work’s focus has been on racial equity and coaching for improved instruction.

Devrae has over 20 years’ experience teaching elementary school, particularly 4th and 5th grade. Her teaching experience has consistently been coupled with a leadership component around equity and effective instruction. Devrae is a graduate of Spelman College with a B.A. in Child Development and has her M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning from St. Mary’s University of MN. She is a well-respected instructional leader and engages in difficult conversations with grace and authenticity. Students and teachers alike respond well to her passion for racial equity and student achievement, and she skillfully creates space for all voices, including her own.

To learn more about our organization follow us on Instagram: @RaciallyConsciousCollaboration and visit our website www.RaciallyConsciousCollaboration.com to schedule a consultation

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