Nurturing Black Children: Black Mothers Speak About Raising and Teaching Black Children in White Spaces

Friday, February 22, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM at the PAT office 

Featuring Special Guests: Dyan Watson, Natalie Labossiere, and Kara Hinderlie Stroman.

Three Black mothers who are also educators will share their experiences about raising, educating, and supporting Black children in mostly white spaces. Through storytelling and prose, these moms will provide glimpses into the conversations they have with their own children as well as Black students in their care. Participants will leave with more understanding about the dilemmas these moms wrestle with as parent-educators and with insight into how to keep Black lives safe in schools. Participants will have time to discuss, ask questions, and plan for their own classrooms. The highly acclaimed Rethinking Schools book, Teaching for Black Lives, will be for sale at the event.

RSVP: Please let us know that you are coming by registering here

For questions, please contact Linda Christensen at [email protected]. 

Cosponsored by PAT, Rethinking Schools, and the Oregon Writing Project.