Description: Border Crossers invites you to participate in a powerful day of professional development for educators seeking to engage in conversations about race in educational settings.
This is not a lecture or a presentation – we use interactive theater and adult learning techniques to:
NOTE: THIS LIVE CHAT WAS CONVERTED TO A PODCAST TO BE DISTRIBUTED SHORTLY. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE.
When: Today, Monday, April 28, 2014 at 12:30-1:00PM EST
What: Live Lunchtime Chat between Jaime-Jin Lewis of Border Crossers and Gina Parker Collins of RIISE
About: Jaime-Jin and Gina will speak about racial justice, education, and what’s so special about the Border Crossers’ Springtime Gala! You won’t want to miss this.
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RIISE is a proud sponsor for the 2014 Border Crossers Springtime Gala!
Resources In Independent School Education was founded by Gina Parker Collins in 2009. RIISE is a lifestyle organization bridging the gaps between families of color and the culture of independent schools. We support the recruitment and well-balanced retention of an independent school education with resources and research that are delivered through events and digital/social media.
About the Gala:
The Springtime Gala is Border Crossers’ largest annual event, designed to celebrate a successful year and raise crucial funds for the upcoming year of programs! This year the event will be held at the historic Housing Works Bookstore and feature musical guest Jacob SS and interactive design group, Collective Story. Tickets include hors d’oeuvres, open bar and raffle drawings as well!
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