MMP's Critical Conversations: A Three Part Series Focusing on Black and Brown Youth with Intention

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual, Link to Follow upon Registration
External speaking engagement
Registration Fee:

"We can create an equitable society. It will take intentional work and deep community and learning. It will take being adults who cultivate an equity mindset in themselves and kids". - Dr. Kira Banks


Please join us for this virtual speaker series featuring conversations on equity and belonging with a focus on supporting Black and Brown youth with intention. We will be exploring racial identity formation and expanding the dialogue as the foundation with Dr. Kira Banks. The series will explore the intersection of racial identity and gender and disabilities with a lens on youth-adult relationships. Join our expert speakers who will build your knowledge and skills to build programs and advocacy for Black and Brown youth in your communities across the Commonwealth. There will be opportunities to network and engage in conversation with your colleagues.

Guest speakers:

November 17: Dr. Kira Banks, Ph.D. - Racial Identity Formation

Session Description:Join Dr. Banks as she shares her research, wisdom, and national work as she raises our awareness and deepens our understanding of Racial Identity Formation and the important role adult relationships play in supporting young people as they navigate the process, maturing and creating their pathways to adulthood. She will explore the role individuals youth workers and mentors play as well as how organizations can implement intentional programming to support the process.