Real Talk? How to Discuss Race, Racism, and Politics in 21st Century American Schools

July 14, 2021, 8:35 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.

Join this Indiana Black Expo session, "Real Talk? How to Discuss Race, Racism, and Politics in 21st Century American Schools," to explore a five-step process for discussing public issues in American schools. This session is courtesy of Brio Education Consulting, LLC and will be facilitated by Dr. Marcus Croom.

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Our Way Forward: Higher Education's Role in Advancing Equity

July 14, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

This moderated panel explores the role of higher institutions in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) throughout the institution and within local communities. Higher education thought leaders, faculty, and administrators who are working throughout Indiana comprise the panel. Additionally, this group will discuss Indiana University's DEI initiatives, strategies, and priorities from 2020 toward the future. A panel discussion, led by Monica M. Johnson, M.S.Ed includes: Rachel Ann Brooks, M.Ed., Carl Darnell, Ph.D., Rosalyn Davis, Ph.D., James Wallace, Ph.D.

 

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James Wimbush

Indiana University is deeply committed to cultivating an environment that advocates inclusion and equity for all. That commitment has been the driving force behind IU’s position at the forefront of diversity efforts in higher education as well as its long tradition of opening doors for underrepresented, underserved, and minority groups. As part of this commitment, IU continues to be a proud supporter of Indiana Black Expo.

James C. Wimbush, IU’s Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs, Dean of The University Graduate School, and Johnson Professor for Diversity and Leadership.