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Tuesday, October 29 • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Moments vs. Moments: How Culture Impacts Engagement and Sacrifice Impacts Change

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Perceptions and assumptions of culture, race and history by the dominate narratives in textbooks and society can skew self-identification, self-love, and self-confidence. In this session, you will learn how historical knowledge that is unknown from many students affects building an authentic student-teacher relationship. Participants in workshop will discover the significance of engaging students’ through history, race, class and most importantly cultural identity. Rashad will be referencing interactions and conversations drawn from youth summits and student workshops that he has created and facilitated. Participants will leave with relevant models and promising practices that can improve inclusionary cultural responsiveness for students of color. Workshop will be interactive with actual student scenarios for discussion.

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Rashad Norris

Rashad currently devotes his time as the Director of Community Engagement at Highline College, where he travels to elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, community centers, libraries, and youth educational conferences to speak with youth and young adults about the importance... Read More →

Tuesday October 29, 2019 3:15pm - 4:45pm PDT
Renton Club