Sun, Sep 12|
PSV: A Conversation with Dr. Howard Stevenson & Racial Literacy Workshop
What is Racial Literacy? How do you build it to deal with racial stress? Why is it especially important after last school year and with Critical Race Theory being discussed so much in the news?
Time & Location
Sep 12, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM PDT
About The Event
For students in grades 4 and up, caregivers/parents, administrators, faculty, staff and teachers are also welcome.
Join us for a conversation with Dr. Howard Stevenson, one of the nation's foremost experts on racial literacy and author of Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools: Differences that Make a Difference as he discusses strategies and skills to deal with racially stressful situations.
2:00 pm — Remarks by Dr. Stevenson
2:30 pm — Virtual Q&A with Students & Parents
3:30 pm — Wrap
Then, on October 3, adults are invited to join us for a racial literacy skill building workshop facilitated by The Lion’s Story from 3:30 - 5:30 pm PT. ** Must Attend Dr. Stevenson’s Sept 12. PSV Talk to Attend. **
Dr. Howard Stevenson is the Constance Clayton Professor of Urban Education, Professor of Africana Studies, in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Stevenson is Executive Director of the Racial Empowerment Collaborative (REC), an organization that brings together community leaders, researchers, families, and youth to study and promote racial literacy and health in schools and neighborhoods. He is also the Director of Forward Promise, a national program that supports organizations working to improve the health of boys and young men of color and their families as they heal from the trauma of historical and present-day dehumanization, discrimination, and colonization.