Institute for Courageous Conversation about Race

Unitec Creates New Space for ‘Courageous Conversation’

On March 18, Scoop Independent News reported on the opening of the Institute for Courageous Conversation about Race at Unitec in New Zealand. Unitec has been using the Courageous Conversation protocol to build its own capability for meeting the needs of its diverse student population. “We all need to have courageous conversations about race if we’re really going to understand the problem of racial inequity,” PEG Founder Glenn Singleton said in the story. “This means acknowledging and accepting the differences among us, including race, which can sometimes be an uncomfortable experience.”

Safe and Healthy Schools Lead With Support, Not Police

Safe and Healthy Schools Lead With Support, Not Police

By West Resendes and Sarah Hinger—Aug. 31, 2021 As schools begin to reopen for the new school year, students like J.W. are dreading the return to hallways patrolled by police officers who are trained and ready to detain, handcuff, and arrest students. After being...

At Top Magazines, Black Representation Remains a Work in Progress

At Top Magazines, Black Representation Remains a Work in Progress

By Jessica Testa—Sept. 2, 2021 On the last Friday morning in August, the website for Harper’s Bazaar magazine led with an image of a Black model smiling widely in an Hermès gown, her hair in dreadlocks. Beneath that was a portrait of Lil Nas X and, just below it, an...