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Equity, Polarization and Critical Race Theory: How Funders Can Bring a Thoughtful Approach to the Debate
When tensions run high, it’s hard to make headway on important questions such as what should be taught in schools, and how should it be taught. Yet, these are vital conversations that, for many schools, districts and community organizations are happening for the first time and with a new perspective. What is really behind the debate? How is rulemaking shaping the discussion? How can funders help keep the conversation centered on teaching students critical thinking and history rather than feeding a culture war?

In session two of this series on critical race theory, Dr. John Garcia, president of the Greater LA Education Foundation, will lead a conversation with funders, policymakers and advocates on these questions and more.

Join us to explore what role funders can play in sustaining an equity agenda in education during this significant time in history.

Speakers (learn more here: https://bit.ly/3ldduIa)
Meg Bennett, Student Advocate, Honesty for Ohio Education
Dr. John Garcia III, President, Greater LA Education Foundation
Dr. Jason Glass, Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Education
Dr. Gislaine Ngounou, Interim President & CEO, Nellie Mae Education Foundation
Cynthia Peeples, Parent Advocate, Honesty for Ohio Education

This event is intended for members and other education grantmakers.

There is no cost to attend this Grantmakers for Education program. Registration closes 15 minutes prior to the program time. Thank you for your patience; we review each registration in advance.

Sep 15, 2021 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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