20-21
March

  Let's Talk Racism Conference 2020

 

Please join us for the 5th Annual Let's Talk Racism ConferenceFriday March 20-Saturday, March 21, 2020.  Our theme is Becoming Anti-Racist Educators.  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.

 

We are excited to announce that Dr. Cheryl E. Matias will be delivering the keynote address.  She is the author of Feeling White: Whiteness, Emotionality, and Education and Surviving Becky(s): Pedagogies for Deconstructing Whiteness and Gender (2020). Dr. Matias is the 2019-2020 Interdisciplinary Institute for the Study of (In)Equality Visiting Professor at University of Denver and an Associate Professor in the School of Education & Human Development (SEHD) at the University of Colorado Denver.

 

Please note that the keynote address will occur Friday, March 20 at 6:30 pm at the B.N. Duke Auditorium (1851 Fayetteville St) on North Carolina Central University's campus. The conference sessions will take place Saturday, March 21 at 9:00 am in the H.M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education.

​Click here to register.

 

For questions email admin@weare-nc.org.

20-21
March

Deadline Extended: Call for Proposals 

Save the Date for the 5th Annual Let's Talk Racism Conference.   The conference, which will be held at North Carolina Central University, Friday & Saturday, March 20-21, 2020, will provide an opportunity for educators, parents, students and community members to come together and learn about ways of dismantling systemic racism in our schools.  Conference registration goes live December 3.

Call for Proposals:

Sessions will last one hour, and we would like presenters to incorporate our theme, Moving Beyond Good Intentions, in their presentation.  We welcome proposals addressing race & racism in education through policy, politics, programs, and pedagogy.  Please submit your proposal using this link by 11:59 pm, December 13, 2019.   Acceptance emails will be sent by December 20, 2019.

The Let's Talk Racism Conference is co-sponsored by North Carolina Central University's School of Education, the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, and  we are.

 

Please email us at admin@weare-nc.org if you have questions, comments or concerns.

Dr. John B. Diamond's keynote from the 2019 Let's Talk Racism Conference 

23
March

Let's Talk Racism Conference 2019

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.

​Click here to register.

 

For questions email admin@weare-nc.org

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