Diversity Awareness Partnership and NCCJ St. Louis are collaborating to support educators and their students as school communities continue to shape young leaders. Facilitating Dialogue for Understanding is designed in solidarity with the efforts of educators to be fair and constructive arbiters during student discussions, particularly in light of 2020’s status as an election year. While participating in our engagement programs, students have consistently demonstrated that they are capable of rich discussions about identity, oppression, and current events. Young people are as enmeshed in cultural, systemic, and institutionalized issues as the general populace and deserve to be equal actors in breaking oppressive cycles. In order to do so, they must be given opportunities to have honest, vulnerable dialogue about their lived experiences and the perspectives that arise from their individual realities.
The objectives of Facilitating Dialogue for Understanding sessions are to provide educators with:
See below for upcoming session dates and registration links!
As we want to have a productive conversation, we must cap attendance to the first 25 people who register for each session.
Topic: Facilitating Dialogue for Understanding
Date: Saturday November 21
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Zoom Call
Registration Deadline: November 18