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In response to onslaught of violent racial issues in the media, New York City Schools Chancellor, Carmen Farina urged parents and teachers to have critical conversations with their students around race and violence. Acknowledging that these are “tough conversations,” the Chancellor said discussing these issues is a “moral obligation” that is necessary to heal our country. This session will explore this concept while introducing parents to research on the importance of engaging in critical conversations in the home and classroom. In addition, participants will receive resources and learn practical strategies for engaging both children and the school community in healthy discussions around issues of race and violence.

How to Talk About Race and Violence with Students Part 1

  • Each workshop lasts approximately 90 minutes and is priced to accommodate materials for up to 50 participants. Workshops are multimedia events and require access to either a smart board with an audio system or other similar a/v system. To arrange for scheduling, payment and to confirm tech specifications, please contact 917.326.0615 or email

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