This is the fourth session for Healing School Communities: Shifting the Dominant Paradigm to Center Student Wellness, a Community of Practice intended for students, families, educators and school mental health professionals who are navigating the ongoing impact of racial violence in all forms on student mental health. This Community of Practice session offers opportunities for participants to:
- Name and examine the organizational structures that lead to Racial Violence within School Communities.
- Explore the various mental health implications of racial violence on school ecosystems.
- Identify and elevate community strengths, wisdom and voice as effective strategies for healing and place them at the center in supporting mental health.
- Become familiar with resources and tools to address the detrimental effects of racial violence in schools, that further build protective factors, power and agency.
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NOTE: This session is part of a Community of Practice running from February 8, 2022 to March 22, 2022. For more information about the other sessions in this Community of Practice, please click here.
- Central East MHTTC - Reimagining Wellness: Preventing Suicide Among Black Boys
- Central East MHTTC - Saving Young Black Lives: Reversing Suicide Trends
- Racial Equity and Cultural Diversity Resource Collection
- Responding to COVID-19 - Mental Health Disparities
- Responding to COVID-19 - School Mental Health
- A Battle for the Souls of Black Girls
- After Appeal, Students Still Banned from Graduation for Water Gun Fight
- Shapeshifters: Black Girls and the Choreography of Citizenship - Aimee Meredith Cox
- The Games Black Girls Play - Kyra Gaunt
- The Magic of Black Girls' Play
- Theater of the Oppressed - Augusto Boal
Noor Jones-Bey is a transdisciplinary educator, researcher and artist from the Bay Area, CA. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY where she is pursuing a PHD in Urban Education at the Steinhardt School and holds fellowships from the Ford Foundation and the Urban Doctoral Research Initiative at NYU. Noor is program director of EXCEL at NYU, a critical literacy and college access program for youth in the South Bronx housed at the Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools. As a scholar deeply interested in the movement between theory and practice, Noor has served as an equity consultant and serves as a founding member of the Radical Listening Project to assist educational professionals. Noor received an M.A. in Sociology of Education from New York University and a B.A. in American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. Noor’s interests engage across disciplines of sociology, education, Black and Native studies, and visual culture to examine issues of liminality, identity, space and power as they relate to education. Her dissertation work examines intergenerational knowing of Black womxn and girls navigating in and out of schools. In her spare time, she loves to cook, dance, run marathons, travel, and stir up good vibes.
Questions? Please email Ricardo Canelo at [email protected]