In the second session of the year, participants deepened their understanding of the systemic cognitive dissonance embedded into U.S. American history, institutions, culture, and current inequitable racial outcomes.
Kristina and Nikum provided the session slides, articles, and resources to extend participants’ learning:
Session PowerPoint Slides.
Continuing Learning Opportunities.
“Think. Engage. Act Differently,” by Victor Cary, September 1, 2016
“Why Start Racial Equity Work, And What Are Its Implications” by Gretchen Susi, Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change, 2013
The Unequal Opportunity Race - Short film for the African American Policy Forum, showing metaphors for obstacles to equality which affirmative action tries to alleviate. All graphics and animation by Erica Pinto. Published November 14, 2010
The Consciousness Gap in Education – An Equity Imperative (Dorinda Carter Andrews) TEDxLansingED - In this talk, Dorinda Carter Andrews challenges us to consider how gaps in critical consciousness and mindsets for adults and students in schools prevent us from providing equitable schooling experiences for all students. Published March 10, 2014
Book List. Review the list of the four books we gave away.