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Tuesday, August 13 • 10:00am - 11:15am
Who Do I Want You To Be?: Racial/Cultural Trauma in Schools LIMITED

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School systems were created to benefit those in white dominant culture. Today, 82 percent of teachers are white and poorly prepared to work with students of color. This session explores how oppressive educational systems create trauma for students of color. Participants will learn about the brain science behind trauma and how that impacts students through bias, white privilege, micro-aggressions, white fragility and, more importantly, how to prevent it.

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Jennifer Ulie-Wells

Executive Director, Please Pass the Love
Dr. Jennifer Ulie-Wells, finished her Ph.D. from Iowa State University in Education with certifications in mental health and social justice. She has been in education for over 20 years as a special educator. In 2013, she founded Please Pass the Love Youth Mental Health Initiative... Read More →

Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:00am - 11:15am CDT
303 730 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA