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The Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs

Social Justice Saturday


Teachers College Reading and Writing Project Invites Educators to a Social Justice Saturday, Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Teachers College, 9:00am-1:00pm, no tickets required.

How do we launch the school year in the wake of this painful summer? How do we talk about charged issues with students in ways that empower their voices? What can we do to foster culturally inclusive classrooms?

Join children's book author/illustrator team Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney, poet and author Janet Wong, authors Sonja Cherry-Paul and Dana Johansen, Teachers College professors Detra Price-Dennis and Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, as well as Colleen Cruz, Mary Ehrenworth, Cornelius Minor and other TCRWP staff to think together about educating with a social justice stance. Sessions include a workshop by Border Crossers and a book fair promoting books with authors and characters of color. Topics include developing racial literacy in classrooms, teaching counter-narrative in writing workshop, and finding beauty in LGBTQ stories.

To request disability-related accommodations contact OASID at, (212) 678-3689, (212) 678-3853 TTY, (646) 755-3144 video phone, as early as possible.


September 16, 2017, 9:00 AM

September 16, 2017, 1:00 PM