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BCD hosts Learning for Justice expert Sara Wicht

On the evening of January 12, 2021, BCD hosted Learning for Justice (formerly Teaching Tolerance)expert Sara Wicht as part of their Parent Education Series.

Ms. Wicht's presentation covered:
  • Defining the goals of anti-bias education;
  • Contextualizing BCD’s decision to officially utilize the Learning for Justice Social Justice Standards (TTSJS) as a framework to guide our anti-bias education work with students and families;
  • Demonstrating what anti-bias attitudes and beliefs look like in K through 8th grade classrooms;
  • Exploring the anticipated outcomes of implementing the Social Justice Standards school-wide; and,
  • Discussing how the school/parent partnership works to increase the impact of the anti-bias education provided at school. 
Sara Wicht’s website:
https://www.sarawichtconsulting.com/

Ms. Wicht will join us again on March 9, 2021 to help participants take their understanding of the Learning for Justice framework one step further by putting the Learning for Justice Social Justice Standards (Identity, Diversity, Justice, and Action) into action at home. Ms. Wicht will discuss:
  • How do we talk about social justice issues with young people in a way that is age and developmentally appropriate?
  • How do we understand our own motivations to move toward allyship?
  • How can individuals use their privilege(s) as a tool to achieving liberation for all?
  • How can school communities build coalitions for collective action and impact social change at the local, state and national level?
Click here to register for this event.
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