Developing a Shared Language on Race and Racism

Date
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description

Hosted by The Black Faculty Staff Association (TBFSA) and facilitated by Dr. Ebonyse Mead.

A thorough understanding of terms and developing a shared language to effectively engage in the discourse on race and racism is paramount. This session is designed to give people the language to confidently engage in courageous conversations about race and racism. This presentation is open to all TWU faculty and staff. Space is limited; pre-registration required.

Dr. Ebonyse Mead is an instructor at both Georgia Southern and Winston Salem State University and President of the Educational Equity Institute. For 18 years, Ebonyse has worked in communities to improve the health and educational outcomes for children of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Since 2016, Ebonyse has provided training on diversity, inclusion, and equity with a particular focus on examining structural barriers to educational equity, implicit racial bias, and culturally responsive instruction to the early childhood workforce.

Dr. Mead is a Certified Family Life Educator and holds a Doctor of Education in Early Childhood and a Masters in Human Services from Concordia University Chicago. In 2015, Ebonyse completed a Masters in Family Studies from Texas Woman’s University. Dr. Mead has presented nationally on racial equity in early childhood and has published articles on implicit bias and culturally responsive family engagement in early childhood and family science publications.

As President of the Educational Equity Institute, Ebonyse is deeply committed to creating brave spaces to talk about structural racism and promote equitable and just programs in early childhood.

Sponsored by the Health and Wellbeing Initiative

Event Type
Health & Wellbeing
Audience
TWU Faculty & Staff only
Cost
Free
Contact Name
Theresa Lindsay
Contact Email
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