Equity and Inclusion Summit for Students

The Equity and Inclusion Summit for Students is on July 2, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (faculty and staff to be in attendance)
  • Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • Dr. Eddie Moore – Keynote Address: From Plan to Action Toward Racial Equity
  • Framing the Work Ahead
  • Working Groups Session One
  • BREAK - 10 min.
  • Working Groups Session Two
  • Report of Recommended Actions
  • Rosetta Lee: Answering Student’s Call for Equitable and Inclusive Schools
  • Closing
All constituents are welcome to attend the Keynote by Dr. Eddie Moore between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m on July 2 as well as the Closing Talk by Rosetta Lee between 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. The Zoom links for these two separate events will be shared via email on July 1st with those who have registered.

DR. EDDIE MOORE – KEYNOTE SPEAKER AND STUDENT FACILITATOR

Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr. has pursued and achieved success in the world of academia, business, diversity and community service. In 1996, he started America & MOORE, LLC to provide comprehensive diversity and cultural competency trainings and workshops for K-12 schools, community organizations, businesses, colleges and universities all across the world. Dr. Moore has presented at national and international conferences focusing on issues of diversity, youth, community, education, cultural competency, leadership, white privilege and other forms of oppression. Eddie is a dynamic, personal diversity consultant and public speaker. His presentations are interactive, fun, challenging, informative and practical and he is recognized as one of the nation’s top motivational speakers and national educators, especially for his work with students K-16.

ROSETTA LEE – CLOSING SPEAKER, STUDENT AND FACULTY/STAFF FACILITATOR

Rosetta Lee serves Seattle Girls’ School in dual roles. SGS is an innovative school for Junior High School girls, aiming to empower women leaders and change agents and dedicating its energies to a diverse community of students and faculty, an anti-bias mission, and an integrated curriculum. As a faculty member, Rosetta teaches 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.
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Questions?

For more information, please contact Gardy Guiteau, Director of Equity and Inclusion, at equity@newarka.edu.