Tag Archives: Schools

3 Springtime Reasons to get Sprung @ Border Crossers Gala on May 8th

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  Last spring RIISE was blown away when Border Crossers recognized us, our community of parents of color & indy schools, for bridging the gaps at the cross roads of race and privilege – Education. An independent school education is a major intersection. And, our children of color are meeting it head-on,  cautiously crossing it […]

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The Verdict – A Letter to My Son

July 14, 2013 To my dear son, Chaz, Through the night I wrote this letter to you a million times over in my heart, in my mind, and now I finally write it, despondent, yet determined. I held you last night when I told you the outcome. I looked deep into your eyes and could […]

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Five Myths of Talking About Race With Your Child

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RIISE thanks Jaime-Jin Lewis, Executive Director of Border Crossers for debunking the myths and giving us tools…   I get a lot of mixed feedback when I say that adults need to learn to speak openly about race with young children. They are afraid of spoiling their childhood or crushing their natural curiosities. However, when […]

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