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Friday, October 18 • 10:50am - 12:20pm
Talking With Kids About Race

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How does one start a conversation about race with a child? In the wake of the presidential election results and uprisings and protests in Ferguson, New York City, Baltimore, Oakland, and South Dakota, many of us are imagining that another world is possible. We know that the potential for a world in which unarmed Black Americans are not killed regularly by police and people of color are not the targets of systemic racism and hate crimes has to start with us. In fact, the most powerful change we can make is on the micro level, with what we teach our children about race and implicit bias. This introductory session will help us unpack our own understanding of race and outline developmentally appropriate language to use with kids. 

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Micia Mosely

Director, Black Teacher Project
Micia Mosely, a comedian and educator who earned her PhD in education from UC Berkeley, keeps audiences learning and laughing in a variety of contexts and venues. Mosely’s one-woman show, Where My Girls At? (an off-Broadway comedy about Black lesbians), was nominated for a New York... Read More →

Friday October 18, 2019 10:50am - 12:20pm PDT
Room 243