Talking to Kids About Race and Bias (6-12)
Guest Speaker: Rosetta Lee
How much do your teens know about race and racism? In what ways do our students experience the effects of implicit bias? Does your family want to know how to be an ally? Join Rosetta Lee, local educator, diversity consultant and activist, for an evening full of age-appropriate tools on how to address the complexities of race, racism, privilege, bias and inclusivity. Walk away with increased confidence and tools will help you handle tough topics and conversations for years to come with your teen. Q&A to follow. Students in grades 6-12 are encouraged to attend with supervision.
Rosetta Lee is a faculty member at Seattle Girls’ School, teaching subjects such as science, math, technology, art, ethics, social justice, and more. As a professional outreach specialist, she designs and delivers trainings for all constituencies of the school community, as well as the local and national educational and nonprofit sectors.
Since 2004, Rosetta has been a diversity speaker and trainer on a variety of topics, including cross cultural communication, identity development, implicit and unconscious bias, gender and sexuality diversity, facilitation skills, and bullying in schools. Rosetta has presented at numerous conferences and nonprofit organizations such as the White Privilege Conference, Junior League, and City Year. She has also worked with over 200 K-12 public and independent schools throughout the country, as well as a number of colleges and universities. She has served several years on the faculty of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Diversity Leadership Institute, as well as NAIS' diversity think-tank cadre, Call to Action.