Who Goes to Museums?

MONTH // December 2018 TOPIC // Who goes to museums? RESOURCES // Museums as White Spaces talk by WNYC, How Atlanta’s High Museum Attracted a 45% Non-White Audience  by Seph Rodney, the NEA Infographic: Why Do People Attend the Arts?, and Can Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Louvre Video Change Perceptions of Who Belongs in Museums? by Lisa Ragbir. DISCUSSION LEADER // Waringa Hunja Waringa, our […]

Black Language Shouldn’t Have to Be Muted for White Readers – Arriel Vinson – “Black Language Shouldn’t Have to Be Muted for White Readers”

MONTH // November 2018 TOPIC // Black Language Shouldn’t Have to Be Muted for White Readers RESOURCES // “Black Language Shouldn’t Have to Be Muted for White Readers” by Arriel Vinson, Ted Talk by Jamilia Lyiscott, and “Author Ibi Zoboi Calls Out Racism and Classism in The Wall Street Journal Book Review” by Princess Weekes DISCUSSION LEADER // Maria Villiarreal, Director […]

Diversity Gap in Children’s Books – Christopher Myers – “The Apartheid of Children’s Literature”

MONTH // September 2018 TOPIC // Diversity Gap in Children’s Books RESOURCES // “The Apartheid of Children’s Literature” by Christopher Myers, “The Diversity Gap in Children’s Book Publishing” by Lee and Low, “Where are the People of Color in Children’s Books” by Walter Dean Myers  DISCUSSION LEADER // Tyler, Operations Manager Led by our Operations Manager, Tyler, we will discuss the lack of […]

Conflict resolution strategies & issues of policing in schools – Radley Balko – “Putting more cops in schools won’t make schools safer, and it will likely inflict a lot of harm”

Topic: Conflict resolution strategies & issues of policing in schools Lead: Jane Serenska, Communications Coordinator, VISTA Resources: “Putting more cops in schools won’t make schools safer, and it will likely inflict a lot of harm” and “Peace Rooms and Mindfulness: New School Discipline Philosophy One Year Later” Heads up: In parts of our discussion today, we […]