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Tuesday, October 29 • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Structural Racism: Understanding our Housing and Education Roots

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Why is school segregation worse 60 years after Brown V. Board of Education? What is the history of housing segregation that has shaped our neighborhoods today? In order to address educational disparities, we must first understand our history and the systemic practices of the housing and education institutions we've inherited. In this session, you’ll participate in an interactive discussion that will help us deeply understand structural racism and develop our decision-making through a racial equity lens.

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Kathlyn Paananen

Kathlyn Paananen serves as the Housing and Education Manager for Seattle Public Schools (SPS). In her role, she connects SPS with Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) and other affordable housing providers so that school families experience a community that cares and supports their educational... Read More →
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Rivka Burstein-Stern

Partnership Alignment Manager, Seattle Public Schools
Rivka Burstein-Stern is the Partnership Alignment Manager for Seattle Public Schools, and is also a proud product of SPS. She is passionate about bringing schools together with the amazing resources of the local community to ensure that kids and families get the supports they need... Read More →

Tuesday October 29, 2019 3:15pm - 4:45pm PDT
West Seattle