Race Forward and NYU Metro Center, in partnership with other H.E.A.L. (Honest Education Action & Leadership) Together partners, is proud to offer public virtual trainings for students, educators, and parents to fight for strong, equitable public schools and a multiracial democracy.
All trainings take place on Wednesdays at 7 PM EST / 4 PM PST starting on April 13th, 2022.
Please note: Because of the urgency of local campaigns, we have moved up “Organizing for Education Justice: Parts 1 and 2” to start on April 27. “Narrative & Messaging” will take place on May 25.
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This workshop will cover how the ultra-right are working to advance divisive public policy and have targeted critical race theory in their long term fight against public education.
Led by Asma Elhuni and James Haslam from Race Forward, Megan Hester of NYU Metro Center, and author Jennifer Berkshire.
This workshop will teach you how to create a campaign plan for effectively organizing your community to advance honest, accurate and fully-funded public education
Led by Jay Travis from Midwest Academy and Eric Zachary.
This workshop will teach you the core skills of outreach and base-building so that you can effectively organize your community to advance honest, accurate and fully-funded public education.
Led by Eric Zachary and Aimée-Josiane Twagirumukiza at the Midwest Academy.
May 25: Narrative & Messaging: Overcoming Divide-and-Conquer Politics with a Race-Class Framework to Unify Our Communities
This workshop will help you identify, navigate, and overcome the politics of division by examining the narratives used to attack public education and explore our narratives which can unify our communities across the lines used to divide us.
Led by Race Forward's Dennis Chin, Vice President Narrative, Arts & Culture and Asma Elhuni, H.E.A.L. (Honest Education Action & Leadership) National Lead Organizer.
This workshop will introduce you to culturally responsive policies and practices that you can advocate for in your school district or state to advance racial equity.
In this workshop you will learn about the function of school boards, what the role is of a school board member and the importance of serving in leadership roles in our public education systems.
Led by Local Progress.
This workshop will explore the role of public education in a democratic society. We will introduce the history of the struggle against the oligarchs for multiracial democracy and the ongoing struggle to establish an equitable multiracial public education system.
Led by Cathy Albisa and James Haslam, Race Forward