Schools have been ground zero in the fight for racial justice for decades. The anti-critical race theory movement is part of a backlash against the successes of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice programming and a reaction to the demands of Black Lives Matter and other social justice movements. Regardless of how one’s school is positioned in relation to these vying forces, there are likely white folks who resist change and those who press for it. Both groups present different challenges. The tools offered here address both concerns.
Professional Development Scene Studies for School Communities
This set of dialogue tools supports discussion among administrators, faculty, and staff about how internalized superiority and unresolved emotions negatively impact interactions and decision-making on a school campus.
Revealing White Privilege Introduction and Scene Descriptions
This overview offers a list of the issues treated in the scenarios and a sample format for group discussion.
Scene #1 – S.1 Inclusive Classrooms
Scene #2 – S.2 Committee Meeting on Inclusivity
Scene #3 – S.3 Multicultural Curriculum
Scene #4 – S.4 Faculty Meeting for Parent Engagement
Scene #5 – S.5 Ethnic Representations in Schools
Scene #6 – S.6 Student Evaluation
Scene #7 – S.7 Structure and Discipline
Scene #1 – Inclusive Classrooms NOTES
Scene #2 – Committee Meeting on Inclusivity NOTES
Scene #3 – Multicultural Curriculum NOTES
Scene #4 – Faculty Meeting for Parent Engagement NOTES
Scene #5 – Ethnic Representations in Schools NOTES
Scene #6 – Student Evaluation NOTES