SEED Founder Peggy McIntosh will be part of "After Ferguson," a public conversation at the YWCA Boston's Annual Meeting tomorrow, November 18, along with Sylvia Ferrell-Jones, president and CEO of YWCA Boston and Madison (Matt) Thompson, director of marketing and communications for the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory and facilitator for the YWCA's LeadBoston program. They will be discussing what we can all do to promote racial equality after events in Ferguson, Missouri reminded us all that we do not live in a post-racial America.
SEED Founder Peggy McIntosh will be a keynote panelist at the National Race Amity Conference at Wheelock College in Massachusetts, November 14-15 . She will address the question, âWhat Is The Critical Role of Women in Advancing Access and Equity in the 21st Century?â with fellow panelists Nurys Camargo, Celeste Headlee and Jackie Jenkins Scott, and moderator Colette Phillips.
SEED Co-director Emmy Howe and Associate Director Gail Cruise-Roberson will be facilitating a workshop at Boston College's 14th Annual Diversity Challenge: Racial or Ethnic Discrimination across the Lifespan this Friday, October 24, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
The experiential workshop, on "Racial Literacy and Schooling," examines the importance of conducting racial dialogues with skill and sensitivity. It is based on the belief that racial literacy can be learned with study and practice, and those who practice racial literacy in schools can positively impact learning outcomes for all students. The structured activities in the workshop are part of a repertoire of skills used by SEED, which has been teaching diversity and facilitation to teachers, administrators, and parents for 28 years. Participants will share their own stories around race and explore methods for incorporating ongoing dialogues in their own groups, schools and institutions.