Edmonds School District’s Equity Alliance for Achievement Alliance committee and the Diversity, Equity and Outreach department present guest speaker Scott Winn of the University of Washington at 6:30 p.m., Monday, April 28 at the Educational Services Center/Board Rooms.
Winn’s presentation will explore strategies to create racial equity by examining the differences between colorblindness, diversity, cultural competency and anti-racist approaches. He will look at the differences between equity and equality and the importance of policy transformation to achieve racial equity.
Winn, a faculty member of the School of Social Work, teaches courses on racial, gender and economic justice. He is member of the Organizing Collective of the Coalition of Anti-Racist Whites, a grassroots organization working to eliminate structural racism by educating and organizing white people to support people of color-led organizations working for social and economic change. He serves on the leadership team of Showing Up for Racial Justice, a national network of white people organizing for racial justice.
Winn is a member of the Board of Directors of Western States Center, a racial, gender and economic justice organization which provides training and leadership development to organizers and social change organizations throughout the West. He is also a Policy and Development Lead for the City of Seattle Race and Social Justice Initiative.
The Educational Services Center is located at 20420 68th Ave. W. in Lynnwood.