equity event

Date: January 17, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

“All children have the right to equitable learning opportunities that help them achieve their full potential as engaged learners and valued members of society.”

NAEYC Position Statement: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood Education

Equity in Race & Culture

Children as young as 3 months of age can racially categorize people (Kelly et al., 2005) and bias exists in all of us (Ross, 2014). What do we do about this to ensure an equitable and just experience for all children?

Friday, January 17
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona
330 N. Commerce Park Loop, Tucson

Register through the AZ Registry

Our Honored Presenters:

Visceral Change—An internationally respected consulting group that specializes in centering equity and inclusion at the heart of organizational and individual change.
Amanda McPherson—facilitator of STEMazing Great Expectations Community of Practice and long-time early childhood education instructor at Pima Community College, will facilitate a viewing of Starting Small: Teaching Tolerance in Preschool and the Early Grades and guide us through activities in the accompanying workbook.

Funded by: First Things First
Operated by: Southwest Human Development
in Partnership with: United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona