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Tuesday, June 5 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Engaging Elementary Students in Conversations about Race and Privilege

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Explore how one fifth grade classroom engaged elementary-aged students in conversations about privilege to foster anti-racist understanding. This workshop will have hands on exercises and concrete tools to support upper elementary/middle school-aged students’ understanding of privilege. Learn ways to begin a conversation about whiteness and white privilege using the BBC’s documentary The Delmar Divide, along with experiential activities, role play scenarios, and other approaches. In this workshop, we will explore how to engage students and teach them how to respond to situations and be an “upstander,” standing up against microaggressions and interrupting racism.


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Stephanie Teachout Allen

Director of Diversity and Inclusion, New City School
Stephanie Teachout Allen is the Director of Diversity and Inclusion and a fifth grade teacher at New City School in St. Louis. She has a BA from Indiana University and a Masters from Teachers College, Columbia University. Stephanie has presented at the White Privilege Conference... Read More →


Tuesday June 5, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
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