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Date:
July 27, 2021
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location:
Webinar
Address:
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Email:
Cost:
Free
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From Theory to Practice: A Dialogue about Critical Race Theory

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

What is Critical Race Theory and why is it so controversial? Join this interactive dialogue on practices to address racism and systemic oppression facilitated by Dr. Jamillah Moore and Dr. Nicole D. Porter.

Where are you in regards to understanding race, ethnicity and culture? Have you individually begun the journey to become an ally/good ancestor to address inequities? 

Please join Drs. Moore and Porter in deepening our understanding of self and how we interact, engage and facilitate discussions and practices to address racism and systemic oppression as leaders of action in our communities. 

This interactive dialogue will achieve the following outcomes: 1) Analyze personal feelings and beliefs around race, ethnicity and culture. 2) Define critical race theory and identify connections to current work.

This interactive dialogue will achieve the following outcomes:

Outcomes
  1. Analyze personal feelings and beliefs around race, ethnicity and culture.
  2. Define critical race theory and identify connections to current work.
About Jamillah Moore, Ed.D.
Dr. Jamillah Moore is the newly-instated Vice President for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management a San Francisco State University. Previously, she was President of Cañada College in Redwood City. 

A native Californian, Dr. Moore holds two degrees from California State University, Sacramento: a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, and a Masters in Intercultural Communication and Public Policy. Dr. Moore also earned a Doctorate from the University of San Francisco in International and Multicultural Education. 

Moore has published articles, book chapters and other publications, and her work has appeared in Psychology Today and Diverse Issues in Higher Education.  In addition, Dr. Moore is the author of Race and College Admission: A Case for Affirmative Action.  Dr. Moore is the recipient of the 2014 California State University, Channel Islands African American in Higher Education Achievement Award and the 2018 National Coalition Of 100 Black Women Educator of the Year Award. 

About Nicole D. Porter, Ed.D.
 Dr. Nicole Porter has over 20 years’ experience in developing and facilitating programs for young children, families, college students and educators.
 
Dr. Porter is currently serving Skyline College as a professor in the Education/Child Development department as part of the Business, Education, and Professional Programs Division.  She is also the professional learning coordinator in the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning department as part of Academic Support and Learning Technologies Division. Recently she also just started coaching and training educators to develop Critical Reflection and Education on Equity and Diversity (CREED) as practitioners with PorteReflectiveCoaching, LLC. 
 
Porter’s previous experience also includes working with community-based organizations, local educational agencies as well as the federal government. Her dedication to her work has been supported and encouraged by her husband of over 23 years as well as her emerging adult children. Dr. Porter is a servant leader and strives to see her colleagues and students become “Producers of Education.” Her recent study of race, ethnicity and culture has led her to further work in developing “Critically Reflective Cultural Educators.”