RARE Newsletter September 2021
Technology Access Foundation (TAF) Joins RARE Open Discussion September 13 at 7:00pm (Zoom)
Technology Access Foundation (TAF) is 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.
Four featured speakers from TAF will initiate a discussion on the topic of redefining public instruction:
the how and why.
Maribel Valdez-Gonzalez — STEM Integration Transformation Coach
Heather Lechner — Executive Director of Education
Krishna Richardson-Daniels — Director of STEMbyTAF at Washington Middle School
David Goldenkranz — Ally Engagement Program Manager
Seattle Mayoral Candidates Gonzalez and Harrell Join RARE's Open Discussion October 11th at 7pm (Zoom)
We invite you all to meet Bruce Harrell and Lorena Gonzalez at RARE’s October 11th open discussion session, where both Seattle mayoral candidates will discuss their views on racial equity and the opportunities within the City of Seattle. Harrell will join us from 7-7:45pm and Gonzalez will join us from 7:45-8:30pm.
Manning Shares Studies of Race and Sports
When Alex Manning played for Garfield High School’s racially diverse football team it had a terrible win-loss record and ever since he has wanted to know why.
Now, after conducting studies on the relationship between race and sports, Dr. Alex Manning better understands. He shared results of his studies with Roosevelt Alumni for Racial Equity at the group’s August 16 discussion session where he explained how race, class and gender operate through sports.