Past Events

Past Events

MARCH 25, 2017 - Let's Talk Racism Conference: Recognizing, Resisting & Revising

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Bettina Love, an award-winning author and Associate Professor of Educational of Theory & Practice at the University of Georgia, will be delivering the keynote address for our 2nd Annual Let’s Talk Racism Conference. This year’s theme is Recognizing, Resisting & Revising, and Dr. Love will be speaking on the pushout of girls of color.
 
Please join us Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM at the H. M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education Building on North Carolina Central University’s campus. The Let’s Talk Racism Conference is intended 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. The event is co-sponsored by the North Carolina Central University School of Education, CUBE: Creating University Born Entrepreneurship (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Ben & Jerry's.

WHEN
Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

WHERE
H. M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education Building, North Carolina Central University - 700 Cecil Street Durham, NC 27707

For more info contact Ronda Taylor Bullock at we.are@duke.edu


MARCH 25, 2016 - Let's Talk Racism Conference: Dismantling Racism in our Schools

Let's Talk Racism: Dismantling Racism in our Schools is a conference intended 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.  The 2016 conference featured a keynote address by Dr. Jessica Decuir-Gunby, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology in the Teacher Education and Learning Sciences Department at North Carolina State University.  

During the conference, sessions were facilitated on a number of topics, including:

  • Disrupting the School to Prison Pipeline
  • Current Students’ experiences with race and racism in schools
  • Creating Harm Free Zones
  • Policies and Legislation Affecting School Discipline
  • Implicit Biases
  • Hyper-Surveillance and Policing of Black Communities
  • Campaign for Racial Equity in Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools
  • ​Organizing Against Racism

WHEN
Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

WHERE
H. M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education Building, North Carolina Central University - 700 Cecil Street Durham, NC 27707

View photos from the 2016 Let's Talk Racism Conference: Dismantling Racism in our Schools.