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Love on Demand: Discussing Race, Racism, and Injustice in Schools


Monday January 25, 2021: 4:00pm to 6:00pm




Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz gives an interactive talk on how love can be a springboard for discussing race, racism, and injustice in schools. This event is part of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District’s Responsive Teaching Coalition and is in partnership with the Washtenaw Intermediate School District and Ypsilanti District Library.

Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, author of Love from the Vortex, is an award-winning associate professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research focuses on racial literacy in teacher education, Black girl literacies, and Black and Latinx male high school students. A sought-after speaker on issues of race, culturally responsive pedagogy, and diversity, Sealey-Ruiz works with K-12 and higher education school communities to increase their racial literacy knowledge and move toward more equitable school experiences for their Black and Latinx students. 

No registration is required. Check this page an hour before the event for the zoom link and phone number.

This event was held live on Zoom, and has concluded.

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