PhotoVoice: Racial Equity
In the spring of 2016, a group of Asheville City Schools Preschool parents and teachers met for 6 weeks to explore racial equity in education using the PhotoVoice method. Participants received high resolution cameras and decided on the following photo assignments:
What is my story with race and identity?
How do adults talk and teach about race?
What are the barriers to closing the achievement gap?
What do children in the gap need to succeed and thrive?
Participants identified key messages, audiences, and methods of sharing the photographs and discussion dialogue to promote change.
9.22.16... Asheville City Schools Preschool Ice Cream Social
10.19.16... Buncombe Partnership for Children Board Meeting
10.21.16... Asheville City Schools Preschool Staff Professional Development
10.24.16... Asheville City Schools Board Work Session
11.7.16... Asheville City Schools Board Meeting
3.13.17... Reuter Family YMCA
5.2-4.17... Smart Start National Conference, Greensboro NC
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Although public education in the United States has had remarkable growth and improvement since its beginning, significant inadequacies concerning racial equity continue to cast a shadow on the system. Despite desegregation efforts and ...