Tag Archives: Martha Haakmat

What Happens When We Get Together PoCC & SDLC 2013

  As many of you know, the People of Color Conference (PoCC) is an annual two-day conference with workshops, celebrated speakers, heritage and association sessions, documentary screenings, book signings, and  supportive connections. When it’s all said and done, you are simultaneously exhilarated and exhausted! The conference was created by the National Association of Independent Schools […]

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Listening to Our Kids

Last evening RIISE attended POCIS/DAIS Panel Discussion: What Kids Wish Adults Knew About Being a Student of Color at an Independent School, held at the beautiful new upper school of Grace Church School in Cooper Square.The panel consisted of seven (7) brilliant, confident, and witty students from middle and upper divisions. Most began their indie […]

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