Understanding Systemic Oppression & Defining Critical Race Theory (Building a Better Us Virtual Networking)
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About the Event
Join us Friday, August 27th, 11am-12:30pm for Understanding Systemic Oppression & Defining Critical Race Theory, an in-depth discussion centered around systemic oppression and Critical Race Theory in schools. Participants will learn more about Critical Race Theory, consider possible blindspots surrounding it, and explore how systemic oppression in schools relates to Critical Race Theory. *1 CE available , free for WAMFT members, $25 for non-members.
- Pia Alexander, LMFT is a PhD Candidate, Couple & Family Therapy / Antioch University New England (AUNE) and NYS Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist at North Brooklyn Marriage & Family Therapy in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Pia is a family-wellness educator and clinical justice advocate whose research as a PhD candidate in Couple & Family Therapy and a trainee in Medical Family Therapy, focuses on the reproductive health and the impact of stress on maternal and infant health among African American women and their families. Pia has presented her research at numerous conferences including Critical Race Studies in Education (CRSEA) at USC and National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) in Austin, TX. Pia teaches courses in Couples Therapy at LIU Brooklyn, CFT Internship and Diverse Families and Communities in Couple & Family Therapy at Antioch University – New England, where she was awarded the (university)President’s Doctoral Fellowship. Pia has provided volunteer support as a licensed mental health professional for NYS during COVID. Pia earned her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Hofstra University with Distinction, where she received the highly competitive MFP Masters Fellowship from American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).
- Dr. Oscar Harris is the Chief Family & Community Engagement Officer and serves on the executive leadership team for Spokane Public Schools. His research interests include community engagement and advocacy to/for marginalized families and improving the service delivery efforts of agencies. For more information on his work, click here.
- Participants will learn more about Critical Race Theory
- Participants will consider possible blindspots surrounding it
- Participants will explore how systemic oppression in schools relate to Critical Race Theory
- Registration, No CE$0$00$0
- Registration & 1 Hour CE$25$250$0