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EduColor- A Movement Not a Moment With Yamil Báez, Keith Catone, and EduColor

Seminar Description: EduColor is a national community of advocates dedicated to the constant, beautiful struggle for liberation, including an equitable, just education for everyone. Providing a web of support, co-conspirators, and resources, EduColor’s work strives to reflect, uphold, and promote a rich set of principles found on EduColor’s website and copied for you below. We…

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September 2018: We’re Back!

“We need to EMPOWER people of color because their perspectives, my perspective matter.” -Yovanny Vargas, Dean at Blackstone Valley Prep Are you interested in connecting with leaders and educators of color committed to educational equity? Do you have an innovative idea on how to address issues of inequities and would like to share it with…

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Engaging Students Using Culturally Relevant Content with O’Sha Williams, Yovanny Vargas, Kajette Solomon, MJ Robinson, and Marianni Lefas-Tetenes

Seminar Description: Session I Lead Facilitators: O’Sha Williams | Yovanny Vargas This session explored the intersectionality between Culturally Responsive Pedagogy, creating the safe space necessary to foster an optimal learning environment and supporting Multilingual Learners in our classrooms. Together, participants had an opportunity to deepen our communal understanding, share best practices, and engage in authentic…

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Checking Your Implicit Biases with Diversity Talks

Seminar Description: The Kirwin Institute defines implicit biases as attitudes or stereotypes that are activated unconsciously and involuntarily. The goal of this seminar was to help educators and leaders become more aware of the implicit biases they have and acknowledge how they might show up in their classrooms and schools. Participants had the opportunity to…

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Press Release: EduLeaders of Color R.I. receives grants from Nellie Mae Education Foundation and Rhode Island Foundation to support educators of color and equitable classrooms.

PROVIDENCE, RI – EduLeaders of Color Rhode Island, in partnership with the Center for Collaborative Education, is pleased to announce the receipt of grants from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation and the Rhode Island Foundation. The awards will fund EduLeaders of Color RI’s ongoing work to support prospective and existing educators of color in Rhode…

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May 2018: Dr. Christopher Emdin at WaterFire Arts Center

Make sure to join us for our May 2018 meetup! This will be the last convening of the school year so we are ending the year big for teachers and leaders of color in Rhode Island! EduLeaders of Color R.I. is super excited to feature Dr. Christopher Emdin at the next meetup. Dr. Emdin is an Associate Professor…

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