Online Conversation: Building Solidarity Among Black & Latinx Kids & Families
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Building Solidarity among Black & Latinx Kids & Families
October 8, 2020 @ 8:30 pm ET
In the United States, we tend to think of race relations as something that happens between “White people” and “people of color.” But racialized dynamics happen among and between Black and Indigenous people, and People of Color as well - and the templates for those relationships often are established when our children are young.
We're excited for this conversation with Ronda Bullock and Fabiola Salas Villalobos from we are (working to extend anti-racist education), based in Durham NC, about their multifaceted efforts to build solidarity among Black and Latinx children and families. Ronda and Fabiola will offer insights about how, in the course of delivering its antiracist educational programming, we are is striving to move beyond a thin kind of “inclusivity” to build strong relationships and genuine solidarity among its Black and Brown children and families. As always, your questions, insights, and experiences will be welcome!
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Dr. Taylor Bullock is the co-founder and Lead Curator at we are. As a non-profit, we are works to equip children, families, and educators with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand the complexity of racism.
Prior to earning her doctorate at UNC Chapel Hill in the Policy, Leadership, and School Improvement Program, and prior to starting we are, Dr. Taylor Bullock taught English for almost ten years at Hillside High School in Durham, NC, where she now resides. She is the wife of Dr. Daniel Kelvin Bullock and mother of son Zion and daughter Zaire.
Dr. Fabiola Salas Villalobos is a geographer, seasoned educator, published author, program coordinator, and program evaluator. She also serves as a board member at we are.
Fabiola has worked 20 years teaching K-16 and is an active member of the Triangle Latinx community since 2002. She is a first-generation brown Latinx immigrant living in NC.
Fabiola has studied the parental involvement practices of first-generation immigrant Latinx mothers whose children are in elementary and middle-grade public schools to understand how they are participating in their children's education in the context of the New Latinx Diaspora.