Representation Matters: Black Creators Beyond the Barriers in Art and Science
Thursday, February 23, 2023 – 5:00pm
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Thursday, February 23, 2023, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. CST
Hear from Black creators in art and science who have faced bias and barriers to better understand the need for representation and the ways you can support and nurture children of color.
Takeaways from this discussion:
The connection between representation in art and science its effect on shaping children’s identity and experiences.
Learn how systemic racism is entwined into many facets ofthe arts and science.
Get a better understanding of symbolic diversity vs. trueequity and inclusiveness.
Our Children Education and Empowerment Series is open and honest dialogue rooted in individuals’ lived experience. The programming is focused on support, resources and learning through the life lessons of parents and individuals with decades of experience in the complicated realities of race and injustice in America. We offer the opportunity to listen and engage with panelists, to educate families and individuals about a society that is far from color-blind, and give the tools needed to communicate and prepare children for the future.