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Tuesday, January 22 • 4:20pm - 5:00pm
Telling our Story: Parenting While Black

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Limited Capacity seats available

We believe in the impact of telling stories for education, empowerment, compassion, inspiration and change.  We are black parents committed to building the capacity of educators through storytelling, building an equity mindset and community engagement. We believe parent voice builds empathy and understanding for the realities and trauma our kids are facing as well as their families. During this workshop you will learn:
  • Our story of being black parents and the urgency of now
  • Understand the history of exclusion
  • How to create inclusive and collaborative family relationships


Kandace Forrester, PhD, LEP

Dr. Forrester earned her doctorate in Education at the University of California, Berkeley where her research focused on racial and gender inequities in education, the psychosocial and academic impacts of perceived discrimination, and alternatives to punitive discipline practices... Read More →
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Carmen Perkins, MBA

Carmen Perkins, MBA is the Co-Founder of PROJECT EDQUITY, a consortium of consultants, trainers, and facilitator experts in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Carmen is an innovative thinker working with schools and organizations to implement strategies that operationalize DEI and... Read More →

Tuesday January 22, 2019 4:20pm - 5:00pm PST
318 Sacramento Convention Center 1400 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814