Talking to Teens about Implicit Bias with Dr. Aaminah Norris, Assistant Professor of Critical Multicultural Education at California State University, Sacramento.
Are you uncomfortable discussing bias with your teen? Wondering how to braoch a complex but important topic? Implicit bias refers to the unconscious atitudes, associations or stereotypes that affect our undestanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner. We are looking forward to an informative discussion on this impotant issue.
Dr. Aaminah Norris will facilitate an interactive discussion about ways that implicit bias impacts our everyday interactions We will delve into ways that we can identify and learn from ou biases. We will discuss research on ways that bias impacts our work, and school lives and ou communication with others whose idendities are different from our own. In particular, we will focus on how implicit bias impacts marginalized groups. Parents will receive take-aways for approaching this topic with their teens.
Dr. Aaminah Norris has more than 20 years of experience supporting schools and not for profit organizations in addressing issues of educational equity for low income students from historically marginalized communities. Her background in education includes teaching, administration, and curriculum-development for thousands of students in grades K-16. She researches, teaches, and advocates use of digital and social media in formal and informal learning environments to address racial and gender inequities. Dr. Norris authored curricula for the films Miss Representation and The Mask You Live In.