Masks are required as the campus is at red status.

Breakout Sessions

Sponsored by the UCA College of Education

Thursday, May 13, 2021
Theme: “The Power of Equity is Powerful!”

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Click HERE for session descriptions.  Click HERE for presenter bios.

Session Title — Presenter(s)

A Cautious Look at Cancel Culture ™ — Jarrod Benjamin

A Deliberative Dialogue on Youth and Opportunity: What Should We Do for Future Generations to Thrive? — Dr. Lesley Graybeal

Brown v. Board Decision: Its Racist Implementation and the Perpetuation of Segregation in K-12 Public Schools —   Dr. TK Anderson

Cultivating a Disability Justice Ethic — Stephanie Gray

Cultivating Your Why for Dismantling Inequities — Dr. Victoria Groves-Scott & Michael Mills 

Diversity Is the Easy Part! Why Building Equitable Spaces Is Hard but Necessary — Dr. Joyvin Benton

Healing Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome Through the Power of Deliberate Creation — Dr. Andrea Cleveland

History of Anti-Asian Hate: Strategies for Schools and the Community — Dr. Shoudong Feng & Dr. Helen Hu

More Than Just Talk: Building a Repertoire of Diverse Perspectives — Amy Jordan & Elise Hampton 

Microaggressions & You: The Dangers of Unconscious Bias in Tech — Lianna Newman

Place, Health, and Equity: Where You Live and the Impact on Your Health — Dr. Brookshield Laurent

Policies and Practices Regarding Transgender Students in Arkansas Schools — Dr. Matthew White

Seeing Through Glass Houses: Demystifying Intersectional Issues of Workplace Discrimination — Dr. Taine Duncan

The Time is Now: Showing Up as Allies for LGBTQ Youth in Arkansas — Dr. Melissa Smith