Today is Spirit Day, when millions around the U.S. are speaking out against bullying and in support of LGBT youth. While SEED doesn't need a crisis such as bullying to address the very real power dynamics of race, class, gender, sexual orientation, etc. that play out systemically in schools and communities to the detriment of all, it has had a significant impact in schools wanting to address bullying and harassment.
The application for the 2014 SEED New Leaders' Week is now online! New Leadersâ Week is a seven-day, teacher-led, residential workshop at which 30 to 40 educators, parents, and community leaders are immersed in multicultural SEED materials and methods.
SEED leader and San Francisco teacher Judy Logan shares her story of how using Serial Testimony, SEED's method of intentionally structured conversation, helped her multi-racial class of middle school students respond to the O.J. Simpson verdict in a constructive way, without shame or blame.