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SPEAK: Dr. Dena Simmons, "From Surviving to Thriving"

Leach Center for the Performing Arts - Theater - THEATER
From Surviving to Thriving: Creating Equitable Environments Through Emotional Intelligence and Culturally Relevant Practices with Dena Simmons
*Note, this event will not be live-streamed or recorded.

Dena Simmons, EdD, is an activist, educator, and student of life from the Bronx, New York. The founder of LiberatED, a liberatory approach to social and emotional learning, racial justice, and healing, Simmons speaks nationally about social justice and culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogy, as well as creating emotionally intelligent and safe classrooms within the context of equity and liberation. She is the author of the forthcoming book, White Rules for Black People (St. Martin’s Press). 

During this interactive session, participants will explore her practices and see how they can create equitable and welcoming communities, where everyone can learn in the comfort of their skin.

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