Educator workshop addresses race in K-12 schools

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Author, educator and activist Ali Michael will serve as keynote speaker.

Educator workshop addresses race in K-12 schools

05 Sep 2017    

Ali Michael, director of the Race Institute for K-12 Educators, will be the keynote speaker for a free workshop Oct. 28 in Henzlik Hall, hosted by the College of Education and Human Sciences. “Raising Race Questions in Schools: Toward Wholeness of Self and Community” is open to all UNL students, faculty and staff. K-12 educators across Nebraska are also encouraged to attend. Register at

Michael is the author of “Raising Race Questions: Whiteness, Inquiry and Education” and winner of the 2017 Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award. She is co-editor of the bestselling “Everyday White People Confront Racial and Social Injustice: 15 Stories” and “The Guide for White Women who Teach Black Boys.”

Michael will make a plenary address at the workshop featuring participant interaction and self-reflection, followed by two breakout sessions with multiple topics. Lunch is provided. For a complete program, visit the CEHS calendar of events. Questions can be directed to Sarah Thomas, assistant professor of practice, 402-770-8162 or

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