Let's Teach About Race
Subconscious biases and cultural or community-based understandings of race begin as early as three years old. However, curriculum to combat white superiority and systemic racism often doesn't begin until high school or college, if at all. Can educators help break down the boundaries that make it difficult to talk about race? In this panel, three experts will discuss how race affects our youth and how to best engage students in dialogue about race and culture to combat ingrained racism.
- Tierney Oberhammer, Director of Production, Flocabulary
- Akiea Gross, Founder + Educator-in-Chief, Instructional Coach, Lead Kindergarten Teacher, EQUITABLE SCHOOLS, INC.
- Yvonne Tackie, Lead 8th Grade Teacher, Friendship Public Charter Schools
Tierney Oberhammer, Dir Production, Flocabulary
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