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Does Teacher Diversity Matter in Student Learning?

“Research shows that students, especially boys, benefit when teachers share their race or gender. Yet most teachers are white women.” Claire Cain Miller reports on several studies about the impact of teacher gender and race on student achievement.  While training…

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YWCA of Princeton Stand Against Racism Events, July, 2018

The Princeton YWCA is presenting  a summer series of Stand Against Racism group discussions. All events are free and open to the public. The discussions will be held at YWCA Princeton’s  Bramwell House Living Room, 77 Bayard Lane Princeton, NJ…

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Implicit Bias and American History

Chernoh Sesay Jr. illustrates how applying the social psychology concept of implicit bias to “historical studies of race, human bondage, and post-slavery, might . . . open new revelations and pose new remedies for the issue of race in the…

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YWCA-Princeton Intergenerational Discussions on Race: LGBTQ+ Community and Race, February 27, 2018

Judy Jarvis, Director of the LGBT Center at Princeton University will lead the discussion of LGBTQ+ Community and Race to explore ways that the LGBTQIA community and its allies can talk more authentically about race and racism. Students, faculty, staff,…

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The Half-Life of Freedom: Jelani Cobb, November 28, 2017

“Jelani Cobb, renowned staff writer at The New Yorker, will deliver a lecture entitled “The Half Life of Freedom: Race & Justice in America Today.” Cobb will provide an up-to-the-moment breakdown of the complex dynamics of race and justice in…

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