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Sunday, March 29 • 10:45am - 11:35am
Me & White Supremacy: A Challenge to Educators

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The new book, Me and White Supremacy (March 2020) by Layla F. Saad, provides a 28-day challenge of “radical truth telling [that]...teaches readers how to dismantle the privilege within themselves so that they can stop (often unconsciously) inflicting damage on people of color, and in turn, help other white people do better, too.” (Saad) A high school librarian and English teacher formed a group of two to work through the book’s daily exercises. We kept journals and met regularly to reflect. In this workshop we’ll share our process, reflections and answer questions for educators who want to learn more about the Me and White Supremacy 28-day challenge and how to implement this project to make your school a better place for all students, educators, and staff.

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Alida Hanson

Librarian, Weston High School
Alida Hanson is the librarian at Weston High School. She received a certificate in Digital Literacy from the University of Rhode Island in 2018, and her MS from the Simmons School of Library Science in 2012. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 1986 with a degree in Studio... Read More →


Sunday March 29, 2020 10:45am - 11:35am EDT
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