RARE Newsletter August 2021
Dr. Kyle Kinoshita Shares Background of Asian American Hate
Asian Americans are not a model minority who have overcome racism to be successful, says Dr. Kyle Kinoshita. It’s a myth. He pulled back the curtain on the long-standing myth at the July 19 open discussion session for Roosevelt Alumni for Racial Equity (RARE).
Dr. Alex Manning Joins RARE August 16th at 7:00PM
At our zoom meeting, Dr. Manning, Assistant Professor at Hamilton College, will discuss the role of youth sports in the struggle for racial justice from a sociological perspective. Everyone is welcome.
Dr. Manning’s research explores the dynamic collisions among racism, inequality, families, youth, sport, and culture. He is specifically interested in how racism structures youth sports and other extracurricular activities, and how youth, parents, and coaches experience and make sense of race in their own lives.
A Guide to Proposed and Codified Voting Laws in the United States
The right to vote is a fundamental right that has expanded in America since its founding in 1776, when voting was limited for various reasons such as property owning requirements and stipulations regarding race and gender.
New Web Page Details Open Discussions on Race
We all have a lot to learn, and RARE wants you to learn it with us by joining our monthly online discussion sessions. Please visit our new web page that provides detail on presenters, topics, pre-reading material and more, for both future and previous discussions.
Each month, RARE invites community leaders to share what they know about race, culture, history, education and any other topics that will help us further racial equity. Everyone is welcome to join. Information about upcoming and past presenters and topics is available on the page.
Technology Access Foundation (TAF) Joins RARE September 13th at 7:00PM
Everyone is welcome to join an open discussion on Monday, September 13th at 7pm, with TAF, a Seattle-based nonprofit leader redefining K-12 public education throughout Washington State. By using STEM as a tool for social change, TAF implements a 360-degree approach that transforms classrooms and schools into equitable anti-racist learning environments where all students, teachers, and leaders in education can thrive.