Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) at Schoolhouse
DEI in Action for Adult Community
Curriculum for the students is strongest when the adult community takes part in educational experiences that complement the student program. These experiences help them engage in the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion, learning alongside the students, as they realize the potential to become a truly just society for all. Below is a list of resources that reflect some of the DEI education to date.
If Adults Don’t Talk to Children about Race (article summary with link to full article).
Jennifer Harvey Raising White Kids
In the words of theologian Richard Shaull, from his foreword to Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed, “There is no such thing as a neutral educational process. Education either functions as an instrument that is used to facilitate the integration of the younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity to it, or it becomes the ‘practice of freedom,’the means by which men and women deal critically and creatively with reality and discover how to participate in the transformation of their world.”