Conversation: Educational Racism and Our Children

This 2 hour conversational workshop will focus and address racism experienced by children as students in an academic setting as well as communal one. The conversation will touch upon race, melanated students, cultural competency and cultures in the curriculum. This will be an atmosphere of informational exchanges of ideologies and practices. If you are expecting […]
Jun 27, 2018

Conversation: Educational Racism and Our Children

This 2 hour conversational workshop will focus and address racism experienced by children as students in an academic setting as well as communal one. The conversation will touch upon race, melanated students, cultural competency and cultures in the curriculum. This will be an atmosphere of informational exchanges of ideologies and practices. If you are expecting […]
Peyton yawns and stretches as my sister Katie holds her during our first Skype conversation. (Screen grab by Janelle Retka)

Learning to bond between screens, across borders

As immigration and military deployment separate families across borders, many rely on social media to stay connected.
May 20, 2015
NBC's series "The Slap" tells the story of a group of friends torn apart when one physically disciplines another's child.

NBC’s “The Slap” hits at the disciplinary struggles of immigrant parents

Our beliefs about physical discipline of children are based on our cultural training. So what about families that are bridging two cultures?
Apr 2, 2015