Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

DELT Presents Learning in Community Webinar Series

WT Parent and Community Partnerships – Tuesday, January 25, 7:00-8:00 pm
This webinar will explore existing partnerships available in WT. There are many community and parent-based organizations that work to support schools as well as outcomes for students. Attend this session to learn more about the WT Advancement Center, WT Community Coalition, Parent Teacher Organizations (PTOs), and the Parent Council Network and how you can stay connected and involved through these partnerships.
Sign-up here: Partnerships: WT Parent and Community Organizations 

February webinar opportunities are also available.

Thursday, February 10th from 6:30-8:30pm

This introductory workshop provided by the Peace Learning Center, participants will focus on building a basic awareness and general understanding of its impact. Participants will also be guided through self-reflection around how bias may show up in their lives.

Find more information on our website: Implicit Bias Training 

Thursday, February 24th from 7-8pm

Washington Township Schools will spend an evening with Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul, who is the author of the groundbreaking adaptation of the book, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You. Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul’s  adaptation of Ibram X. Kendi’s research is a New York Times bestseller and the 2021 Parent’s Choice award recipient.  This session will focus on the importance of teaching historical truths and how to engage in critical conversations about race.

Find more information on our website: Black History is American History: The Importance of Teaching Truth

Additional Community Workshop Opportunity for Students

Interrupting Racism For Children (Youth Training) –  Fri., Jan. 21, 4:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m./ Sat., Jan. 22 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Fri., Feb. 4, 4:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m./Sat., Feb 5-9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. WT has formed a partnership with Child Advocates, an organization that provides community-wide antiracism workshops. More than 100 WT staff members have participated in antiracism training within the past year. Child Advocates (8200 Haverstick Road, Suite 240) is offering free youth workshops to middle and high school students. These workshops offer an opportunity for teens and young adults to engage in conversations around racism in the United States, connect with peers from across the Indianapolis area, and have a space to make their voices heard. Transportation is required. If you are interested in this opportunity for your student(s) please register for one of the sessions and use the code YOUTH2022 to waive the registration fee.
Register here: January 21-22 Youth Workshop and February 4-5 Youth Workshop

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