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    UNDOING RACISM AND TEACHING EQUITY TO OUR CHILDREN
    Posted on 01/31/2018
    Two Children

    MARCH 1, 2018

    UNDOING RACISM AND TEACHING EQUITY TO OUR CHILDREN

    Join us in the West Woodland Cafeteria from 6-8 PM
    In this workshop, led by Families of Color Seattle (FOCS) participants will focus on how families can talk about racial identity and racism with their children. We will explore systemic racism and parents' own understanding of their racial identity, power, privilege, and oppression. We plan to continue this conversation within the Race and Equity group.

    Snacks and socializing begin at 5:45 PM.

    Childcare for up to 30 children is available from Kids Inc.

    Email Admin@KidsIncSeattle.com to reserve a spot.

    WEST WOODLAND CAFETERIA


    MARCH 1


    6 – 8 PM


    SPONSORED BY WEST WOODLAND'S PTA AND RACE AND EQUITY GROUP


    FREE CHILDCARE AVAILABLE

     

    FAMILIES OF COLOR
    SEATTLE (FOCS)
    FOCS provides consultation and training to community organizations, public and independent schools and more.

    Adana Protonentis

    Adana Protonentis is a community educator, a mother, a parent advocate, and an artist. She is the Director of Operations at Seattle Children's PlayGarden, where she works to ensure that every child in our community has a safe, accessible, and adventurous place to play. A mixed-race Black woman, and parent of mixed-race children with and without disabilities, Adana lives her life at the intersection of multiple identities. She is passionate about harnessing the power of story to create a more inclusive, just, and anti-racist community and uses storytelling in all of her social justice work. She consults with Seattle Children's, the Arc of King County, the Woodland Park Zoo, the Natural Starts Alliance, and local preschools, and independent schools on inclusion and anti-bias. When she isn't saving the world, you can find Adana in the garden with her kids or baking something delicious.

    Amy HyunAh Pak

    Amy HyunAh Pak is a Korean American immigrant, transracial adoptee and a mother of two Asian boys, a 3nd grader and a Kindergartener. Ms. Pak has 20 years creating impact in Seattle through community organizing, mental health counseling with DV/SA certification. Pak trains local schools, preschools and organizations on anti- racist practices and equitable family engagement. Pak received a Master of Social Work from the University of Washington in 2004. She is the founding Executive Director of Families Of Color Seattle (FOCS), connecting parents to build a loving community of families of color. Seattle Human Services Coalition awarded FOCS The 2016 Ron Chisom Anti-Racism Award. Pak's leadership has impacted UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity, Asian Counseling & Referral Services and numerous non-profits. Pak's work has been featured in Red Tricycle's Seattle's 13 Power Moms, ParentMap's, "Someone You Should Know", The Seattle Times, International Examiner and NPR's KUOW.