2021 CDSS and Partners: Race Equity and Inclusion Webinar Series – Session 4
June 30 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm PDTFree
Practices for Engaging and Supporting Youth – This final webinar will join youth, providers and caregivers, Dr. Isaiah Pickens and guests in discussions that aim toward healing and reconciliation, and providing skills to engage and assist youth in feeling accepted in their own identities. Participants will learn: best practices for creating safe spaces and being active listeners in discussing race, ethnicity, culture, gender identity and sexual orientation, inclusion and equity; how a society that is inclusive and equal benefits us all; and how to assist youth interested in activities that support human rights, racial, cultural, inclusion and equity. This webinar includes a presenter, roundtable discussion and poetry.
Dr. Akin Abioye, A researcher, educator, author, award-winning youth advocate, and expert in the intersection of race and identity politics in the child welfare system.
Christina Parker, an award-winning spoken word artist who has utilized poetry to educate, advocate, and uplift the experiences of others to advance system change.