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Thursday, October 21 • 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Using the Ways 2 Equity Playbook: Spotlight on African American Students

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Studies reveal that at every benchmark in African American students' lives from early childhood education through higher education, they encounter far more significant obstacles than many of their peers. African American students face racial discrimination in the form of implicit bias, microaggressions, or subtle racial epithets aimed at their race. They experience systematically lower expectations for achievement and excessive school discipline. This provides an overview of African American students' underlying needs and offers strategies for increasing and improving services for African American students, using evidence and resources from the Ways 2 Equity Playbook.

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Dr. Angela Birts

Consultant, Birts Equity and Inclusion Solutions
ANGELA BIRTS, Ed.D., is the Founder and CEO of Birts Equity and Inclusion Solutions LLC, a diversity consulting firm focused on training and consultation for organizations, school sites, and school districts seeking to expand their commitment to diversity and equity and inclusion... Read More →

Thursday October 21, 2021 2:35pm - 3:20pm PDT