Race-Based Conversations with Kids Matter
This expert session will help attendees understand that children begin making meaning of race at very early age.
Dr. Ronda Taylor Bullock will share why educators, parents, & guardians should be focused on having race-based conversations with kids and demonstrate how her organization navigates these tough conversations using literacy-based strategies.
Purpose: To Equip attendees with knowledge and skills to talk about race and racism with children
By the end of the session participants will:
1. Have a book-list of recommended texts for children pre-kindergarten through 5th grade
2. Understand how to foster race-based conversations with children
*This is a DONATION based expert session. Please pay what you can. All donations will go to we are’s fundraising campaign.
Dr. Ronda Taylor Bullock is originally from Goldston, NC. In 2018, she earned her doctorate at UNC Chapel Hill in the Policy, Leadership, and School Improvement Program. Her research interests are critical race theory, whiteness studies, white children’s racial identity construction, and anti-racism. Prior to entering her doctoral program, Dr. Taylor Bullock taught English for almost ten years at Hillside High School in Durham, NC, where she now resides.
Dr. Taylor Bullock is the co-founder and Executive Director of we are, which stands for working to extend anti-racist education. As a non-profit, we are provides anti-racism trainings for children, families, and educators. we are uses a three-pronged approach to dismantle systemic racism in education and beyond by offering summer camps for kids in rising 1st-5th grade, workshops for parents & families, and professional development for educators.
Dr. Taylor Bullock is the wife of Dr. Daniel Kelvin Bullock and mother of son Zion and daughter Zaire.