Tag Archives: Dr. Howard Stevenson

RIISE Parent Power Conference ’14…a Reflection, by Liz Fernandez

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  Almost one month ago, I had the pleasure of attending the RIISE Parent Power Conference at Convent Baptist Church in Harlem. Upon entering the community space, Dr. Howard Stevenson was sharing reflections with those in attendance. The audience, mostly community members curious about independent schools and being better parent advocates, heard Dr. Stevenson explore […]

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A Note from Madame President About this Saturday’s RIISEPPC14: Parent Empowerment

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  June 3, 2014 Dear Parent- Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is a premier African American organization that believes in empowering the children in their communities through educational, recreational, social, legislative and cultural programming. We believe that any child, if given the opportunity, has the potential to be the future leaders of tomorrow. As […]

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Guest Blog – Dr. Howard C. Stevenson, Telling a Racially Stressful Story: Calculate, Locate, & Communicate

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It was MJ Quigley, Assistant Head of School at The Chapin School who first turned us onto the scholar and wisdom of Dr. Howard C. Stevenson. MJ was totally invested in what he shared with faculty & administration at a NYSAIS (New York State Association of Independent Schools) Diversity Conference.  We finally had a chance […]

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Will economic equity detract from racial & ethnic equity in independent schools?

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As I look back on this school year I ask myself, once again, ‘why am I such a proponent of private, independent school education?’ I ask myself that question often as I justify the inherent challenges my family must address or ignore in an effort to acquire distinguished education for our kids. So, what are […]

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RIISE Podcast – Dr. Howard Stevenson Talks About our #IndySchoolGirlsofColor

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Dr. Stevenson is the truth! Listen to our podcast as Dr. Howard Stevenson talks about the importance & power of girls of color – their style, their voice, their future and what happens when independent schools become much more appreciative of what they bring to the table. Thank you Dr. Stevenson! #IndySchoolGirlsofColor & The Women […]

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Parents: Encourage Boys of Color Grades 6-12 to Attend! 4/5

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  2014 Young Men of Color Symposium “Capturing Our Passion; Strengthening Our Voice”   Saturday, April 5,  10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Riverdale Country School 5250 Fieldston Road Bronx, NY This symposium is a leadership conference for young men of color in independent schools in grades 6-12 in the NYC area. The day will feature […]

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