Opportunities for White People in the Fight for Racial Justice: Moving from Actor to Ally to Accomplice.
Prepare yourself to discuss race, racism and other difficult topics with students.
Save the Shellmounds!
Read on here: http://ipocshellmoundwalk.homestead.com/shellmound.html
NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Karen Attiah, The Washington Post global opinions editor, about women of color in the #MeToo movement.
Last spring, I started referring to Neurodiversity when topics around learning differences came up in conversations, often in the context of the Learning and Metacognition component of our Human Development Department curriculum.
This fall, I’ve continued incorporating this language into the work I’m doing, particularly in creating our school’s Statement on Equity and Community.
It’s been interesting to see the reactions people are having to this term. It’s clear people need more information, so here’s some. Enjoy!
“This is a list of characteristics of white supremacy culture which show up in our organizations. Culture is powerful precisely because it is so present and at the same time so very difficult to name or identify. The characteristics listed below are damaging because they are used as norms and standards without being pro-actively named or chosen by the group. They are damaging because they promote white supremacy thinking. They are damaging to both people of color and to white people. Organizations that are people of color led or a majority people of color can also demonstrate many damaging characteristics of white supremacy culture.”
Read on here.