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Community Storytelling Series

Dec 06, 2017 08:18AM ● Published by Editor

Community Storytelling Series

The community storytelling experience provides an interactive, sustainable framework for developing a growth mindset in racial equity for all members of a school community.  The complete sequence includes ten, 60-90 minute storytelling modules.  Communities of learners can commit to a full year of storytelling, select from a variety of storytelling modules, and/or create a tailored plan for engaging stakeholders in conversations about race and equity.  At each session, facilitators coach participants through a series of engagement activities in order to support individual and group development.  

Storytelling Dates:
December 8, 2017
  • Introduction to Equity Literacy and Intercultural Competence: for staff
  • Community Storytelling -- Introduction plus Social Geography 1&2 (can be done in 2 hours)
January 15, 2018
  • Understanding and Recognizing Racial Bias and Privilege: for staff
  • Community Storytelling -- Story Circles
January 22, 2018
  • Interrupting Hate Speech: for staff
  • Community Storytelling -- Object Lessons and Big Picture
February 2, 2018
  • Institutional Racism in Education through a Critical Race Theory Lens: for staff
  • Community Storytelling -- Place Holders (all about community)
All Meetings are at 5:00pm in the Cook County Schools Cafeteria, 101 W 5th St., Grand Marais, MN
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