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The Race Hill Ed Conference: A National Gathering on Race & Education

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The Race Hill Ed Conference: A National Gathering on Race & Education in America

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The Race Hill Ed Conference : A National Gathering on Race and Education in America

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The Race Hill Education Conference is a national gathering of educators, leaders and professionals, engaging the work of race and education in America. This high-impact teaching and workshop series is designed to convene a national forum on how to dismantle norms and structures that uphold racism in our schools and communities. The keynotes, workshops, and discussion panels will center on how to build racial stamina, confront white denial, whiteness and fragility, and how to use contemporary anti-racist methods and thinking for individual and organizational change. In addition, there will be a panel on Anti-Asian racism.

Each registered, group, or organization will receive access to the half-day conference, and the 15-minute Q&A facilitated by a guest practitioner.

Schedule:

1:00 Jack Hill welcome, overview, dismantling structures and norms of racism.

1:30 Jack Hill introduction of Tim Wise, activist and racial justice educator.

1:30 Tim Wise (45 min) Our Racial Reckoning: Where do we go from here?

2:15 Q&A

2:30 BREAK

2:45 intro Jaleesa w/breakouts

2:45 Jaleesa Anselm (1 hour) privilege and identity activity

3:45 BREAK

3:55 Connect w/learning & other attendees: Word Cloud

4:25 Jack wrap/intro Dr Bettina Love

4:30-5:30 Bettina Love: Abolitionist Teaching and De-centering Whiteness In Schools and Communities

Event Structure:

1-hour keynotes from Jack Hill, Jaleesa Anselm, Tim Wise, and Dr. Bettina Love

followed by 15-minute facilitated discussion opportunities after each keynote/workshop

45-minute workshop on privilege

PRESENTERS

Tim Wise, author of the forthcoming Dispatches from the Race War

Dr. Bettina L. Love Bestselling author of “We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom” and the Athletic Association Endowed Professor at the University of Georgia. Dr. Love is concerned with how educators working with parents and communities can build communal, civically engaged schools rooted in Abolitionist Teaching with the goal of intersectional social justice for equitable classrooms that love and affirm Black and Brown children.

Tim Wise, American activist and writer on the topic of race, is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States. He has spent the past 25 years speaking to audiences in all 50 states, on over 1500 college and high school campuses, at hundreds of professional and academic conferences, and to community groups across the country.

Jack Hill is the founder and facilitator of National Anti Racism Teach-In, a national anti-racist conference and global movement designed to identify, analyze, and challenge racism and white supremacy. Jack is a nationally recognized diversity consultant, facilitator, educator, writer and child advocate. He has given a number of presentations, and workshops, at conferences locally and internationally, and has offered consultation to schools and organizations nationwide in the areas of multicultural education, diversity, equity, social justice and organizational culture.

Jaleesa Anslem is a progressive educator and diversity practitioner who currently serves as a teacher and Diversity Coordinator at the Atrium School in Watertown, MA. She brings with her the perspective of a first generation woman of color who has attended public predominantly white institutions and now works in independent schools to help school leadership identify and break down various barriers that prevent marginalized students from succeeding both academically and socially. She has lead this work at the student, faculty, parent, and board levels.

FOUNDER

JACK HILL, founder of the National Anti-Racism Teach-In

Jack Hill is the founder and facilitator of National Anti Racism Teach-In, a national anti-racist conference and global movement designed to identify, analyze, and challenge racism and white supremacy. Jack is a nationally recognized diversity consultant, facilitator, educator, writer and child advocate. He has given a number of presentations, and workshops, at conferences locally and internationally, and has offered consultation to schools and organizations nationwide in the areas of multicultural education, diversity, equity, social justice and organizational culture.

Jack’s articles and talks on race, education, religion and diversity have appeared in The Baltimore Sun, Black Issues Book Review, NPR, ABC, Chicago Tribune, The Afro American Newspaper, WashingtonPost. com, Urbanite Magazine, The Chicago Defender and other media. In addition, he is a contributor to the book, A Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys (Corwin Press) and the book Diversity Work in Independent Schools: The Practice and The Practitioner, a publication of the National Association of Independent Schools. Jack holds degrees from Frostburg State University, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, and Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT.

A Baltimore native, Jack, his wife, and their three children reside in Cambridge, MA.

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