Now that we have your attention:
The Diversity and International Committee from the Family Organization has planned an important opportunity for our community to continue dialog and develop strategies in talking to our children about race. We want to encourage you to participate in this event as the more families that join, the stronger impact we can make to the ICS community. Please inform our community about this talk during drop off or pick up and sending reminder emails to register for the event. All information for this event is provided below. WALK INS ARE WELCOMED WITHOUT REGISTERING!
The Importance of Having Difficult Conversations: Talking to Our Kids About Race
Wednesday, 17 January 2018
6:00 – 7:00 pm
University Towers Community Room, 122 Ashland Place
(at Willoughby Street, up the block from ICS)
Suggested donation $5
Register at http://bit.ly/2CJ60IL
Childcare available – must sign up in advance *
Join the ICS Family Organization and experienced facilitator Karen Bagnini for an interactive workshop exploring the frameworks, beliefs, and cultural values that might guide your conversations about race with your family.
Whether prompted by national events and incidents of hatred in the past year, or by questions and misunderstandings that arise among us as we forge our school community, we are all aware of the need to talk with our kids about race, bigotry, and the experience of prejudice.
The program will feature brainstorming, group discussion, and arts-based activities. Based on parent interest, the Family Organization will consider ongoing discussions on related topics.