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The Patton College of Education at Ohio University has initiated an educational anti-racist series. The goal is to enhance knowledge about racist and anti-racist behaviors among citizens of the university and global communities. These sessions feature educators and industry leaders from diverse backgrounds but who all have the same passion for improving the culture that threatens our communities and nation.
This series is free and open to the public and will be hosted on Microsoft Teams Live. Preregistration is not required.
Additional details and the viewing links will be posted here as soon as they are finalized.
Themes for the upcoming sessions are:
- Monday, September 28:
Advocacy and Allyship: Every Day, Not Just When It is Trending
#BlackLivesMatter, #SayHerName, and #RacialJustice have all become popular hashtags, but what do advocacy and allyship look like every day? This session will discuss active allyship and challenge participants to recognize and speak up against racism. Panelists will discuss anti-racist activism on our campus and in our community.
Panelists: Brandi Baker, co-founder, Athens Parents for Racial Equality; Tyrone Carr, director, Alumni Diversity Initiatives'Racial Equity Coalition of Athens; Dr. Winsome Chunnu, director, Diversity and Inclusion; and Dr. Sarah Garlington, assistant professor, Department of Social Work/Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ)
Moderator/Convener: Dr. Connie Patterson, Patton College associate dean, Academic Engagement and Outreach
- October 12: Exemplary Student Services
- October 26: The Black Female Experience
- November 9: Rigorous, Influential Research
Recordings from the previous sessions are viewable on the Patton College YouTube channel. Mark your calendars and spread the word!