If you work closely with children, you do not want to miss this upcoming opportunity to become more familiar with what childhood equity is and how you have the opportunity to play an instrumental role in advancing equity for our youngest and most vulnerable citizens. Join us for this virtual training designed to provide you with foundational knowledge on why racial equity matters for children and to empower you to advance racial equity in your work and across systems. The training is hosted by Groundwork Ohio, Learn to Earn Dayton, National Black Child Development Institute of Cleveland, OCALI, Ohio AEYC, and YWCA of Dayton.
This equity training will be facilitated by Aisha Ray, PHD and Michelle Stover-Wright, MS of the BUILD Initiative. Currently, Aisha Ray, Ph.D. is a Distinguished Fellow at the BUILD Initiative where she co-leads the Equity Leaders Action Network, a Senior Adviser to the President of the National Black Child Development, a member of the Power of Fathers Advisory Board, and the board of Children’s Home and Aid Society. Michelle Stover-Wright, MS is currently the Research and Evaluation Manager at the BUILD Initiative, a faculty of BUILD’s Equity Leader’s Action Network, and she continues to co-chair efforts in Iowa focusing on racial equity and family engagement across Iowa’s early childhood system via Early Childhood Iowa.
During the training, the facilitators will engage with participants through the chat box, polls, and more to make the most of this training and to leave you with an experience that you will not forget.
If you are an early educator, social worker, or work in early intervention, you may be eligible to receive professional credit for attending this event and will receive follow-up upon your completion of this training.