EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Asian America: History, Representations, and Community

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Description

Professor Park Dahlen will share the history of Asians in the United States, some significant milestones and challenges, and issues of representation and equity in Asian American children's literature.

Biography

Sarah Park Dahlen is an associate professor in the Master of Library and Information Science Program at St. Catherine University. She holds a BA and MA in Asian American Studies from UCLA and an MS and PhD in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois. Her research addresses diversity in youth literature and transracial Asian adoption.

Results

30 participants, BIPOC and non-BIPOC audience.

Colorism Series

Description

BIPOC Alliance in Fort Collins presents a virtual training series for Latinx community on Colorism facilitated by Celesté Martinez. This series will include: what is colorism, where does it come from and how does it influence our cultures.

Hosted by

Celesté Martinez is the founder and owner of Celestial Alegria, LLC. Through Celestial Alegria, Celesté is committed to igniting joy through transformation through her array of services which include: life coaching, facilitation and racial equity consulting. Celesté’s focuses on creating conditions and strengthening skills for her clients to foster racial equity through personal and collective development. As someone who is committed to being anti-racist, Celesté is best to partner with when clients are seeking to take their DEI work to the next level by implementing structural changes and practices that truly further racial equity.

Results

50 participants, Latinx audiences. 

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Without Intersectionality, It’s NOT Equity (and Still, None of Us Are Free)

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Description

Many people are confused about what intersectionality means in practice (often without realizing it). Deeper than a buzzword and beyond identities, the long history of Black women’s organising that led to current notions of intersectionality underscores its necessity for advancing equity and liberation for all.

Biography

Dr. Cori Wong is a speaker, writer, educator, and consultant with 15 years of training and leadership experience related to intersectional feminism, anti-racism, social justice, and inclusive culture change. Dr. Wong leads diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts at Colorado State University. She earned a dual-title PhD in Philosophy and Women’s Studies from the Pennsylvania State University and a BA in Philosophy and Religious Studies from Colorado State University.

Results

65 participants, BIPOC and non-BIPOC audience.