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Let's build bridges, not walls...#BlackHistoryMonth2016

As we begin another year of shining the spotlight on the history of my people, I am moved to jot a few lines down. It’s another year when various organisations and individuals participate in a myriad of activities to commemorate, celebrate and often to discover the history of the black race. 314 more words

Compassionate Living

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Coming Soon – Jewish CultureGram 2016

Peace cannot exist without justice, justice cannot exist without fairness, fairness cannot exist without development, development cannot exist without democracy, democracy cannot exist without respect for the identity and worth of cultures and peoples.

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Here's How Schools Can Promote Racial Literacy

Color-blindness is out! The focused approach to race relations should be race-consciousness or racial literacy: the ability to read, recast, and resolve racially stressful encounters when they happen. 563 more words

Education Management

Social justice and the value of inclusion

I’ve been reflecting on this a lot recently for a few reasons. First: I’ve been taking a diversity and inclusion class and we had to make our first reflective essay assignment this week. 415 more words


Save the Date: January 4, 2017

Save the date for our 5th annual MNPS Family Engagement Summit. This year’s summit will be held on January 4th, 2017 at Lipscomb University during our… 12 more words

Education Management

How Do Parents Teach Racial Literacy?

As difficult as it is to raise children in America and to ensure that they have access to what they need to grow into healthy, successful adults, when your child is of a different race, extra challenges cannot be avoided. 970 more words

Cultural Competence

A TOOLKIT for Educators: Engaging Families in Diverse School Communities

A new toolkit from Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Pacific is designed to help schools and district improve their outreach to families and community members. The four-part toolkit provides activities that guide school staff in examining the role that culture plays in their interactions with students’ families and community members. 238 more words

Education Management