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Programming and Practices to Train Student Leaders in Promoting DEI

By Communities In Schools | Aug. 24, 2021 DEI Educational Equity

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has developed four equity conversation guides for young leaders and partners. The guides provide step-by-step instructions for facilitators to lead groups of young people in understanding the history of structural racism and how it operates today.

Here is an overview of all four resource guides:

Sharing Power: History and Contributions of Organizing in the Continuum of Youth Engagement
This guide gives an overview of youth organizing in the United States.

Discovering Self: Identity & Culture
This guide supports a strengths-based exploration of identity development. 

Digging Deeper: Historical Context of Child Welfare Systems
This guide reviews 400 years of child welfare and juvenile justice systems in the United States.

Understanding the Basics: Core Concepts and Terms
This guide introduces concepts and terms that are relevant to advancing equity and inclusion. 

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