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Virtual Training series on Racial Equity in Farm to School - Register Today!

We, the Farm to School Coalition of NC, invite practitioners and partners in farm to school—as folks dedicated to children, their opportunities and outcomes—to join us in a series of Racial Equity training workshops. During these we will begin to examine the shared language, analysis, and strategies to help us collectively address the root causes of Racial inequities impacting all our children and the communities that nurture them through our work in farm to school.

Virtual Training series on Racial Equity in Farm to School - Register Today!

Please join us for a virtual summer series on Racial Equity in Farm to School. This 5 module workshop will be led by Ronda Bullock with We Are and be spread out over 8 weeks.

Register separately for each. Come to any or all, join with others from your school or community ideally, but you must have attended at least one module to register for the last module.

  • July 21st - implicit bias: REGISTER here In this hands-on interactive session, participants will reflect on their “blind spots” through an identity activity. They will also engage in a critical analysis of a study connecting educators’ racial biases to systemic harm.
  • July 28th - history: REGISTER here How have policies shaped inequity in our food systems? How is racism structural? These questions plus more will be answered as we delve into the history of systemic racism in America.
  • Aug 11th - speak out: REGISTER here In this hands-on interactive session, participants will role play how to speak up in situations where they witness someone using racial biases, stereotypes, and/or microaggressions. They will also engage in a critical discussion regarding the experience of becoming a disruptor. This session uses tools Teaching Tolerance created for educators.
  • Aug 18th - curriculum: REGISTER here How do we translate an anti-racism framework into learning opportunities for the classroom? This session will help attendees understand and apply culturally responsive teaching in their classroom curriculum, while centering food justice.
  • Sept 1st - in to action: REGISTER here How do we utilize our power in our local context to bring about change? How do we utilize collaboration to bring out change? This session will help attendees develop a plan of action for addressing a systemic racial inequity issue in food systems.

These are FREE trainings for any whose work involves farm to school and who have an interest in applying a racial equity lens to their work. Internet and zoom accessibility needed. VIDEO CAPABILITY STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.

Feel free to pass forward and contact tes thraves with any questions. Registration capped, so register early.

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