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Racial Equity in Farm to School

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please join the Farm to School Coalition of NC for a virtual summer series on Racial Equity in Farm to School. This 5 module workshop will be led by Ronda Bullock with We Are and be spread out over 8 weeks. Come to any or all, join with others from your school or community ideally, but you must have attended at least one module to register for the last module. Register separately for each (registration is capped). These are FREE trainings for any whose work involves farm to school and who have an interest in applying a racial equity lens to their work. Internet and zoom accessibility needed. 
July 21st – implicit bias: REGISTER here
In this hands-on interactive session, participants will reflect on their “blind spots” through an identity activity. They will also engage in a critical analysis of a study connecting educators’ racial biases to systemic harm.
 
July 28th – history: REGISTER here 
How have policies shaped inequity in our food systems? How is racism structural? These questions plus more will be answered as we delve into the history of systemic racism in America.
 
Aug 11th – speak out: REGISTER here
In this hands-on interactive session, participants will role play how to speak up in situations where they witness someone using racial biases, stereotypes, and/or microaggressions. They will also engage in a critical discussion regarding the experience of becoming a disruptor. This session uses tools Teaching Tolerance created for educators.
 
Aug 18th – curriculum: REGISTER here
How do we translate an anti-racism framework into learning opportunities for the classroom? This session will help attendees understand and apply culturally responsive teaching in their classroom curriculum, while centering food justice.
 
Sept 1st – in to action: REGISTER here 
How do we utilize our power in our local context to bring about change? How do we utilize collaboration to bring out change? This session will help attendees develop a plan of action for addressing a systemic racial inequity issue in food systems.