Edmonds School District hosts Strategies for Achieving Racial Equity program Monday, April 28

Scott Winn
Scott Winn

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.

 

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