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2021 NYS My Brother's Keeper Symposium - Day 2 Breakout Room 2

Friday, April 30, 2021

Teaching in the Pursuit of Justice: Interrupting Microaggressions, and Fostering Microaffirmation
Dr. Mariana Souto-Manning

In this workshop, participants explored the following with Dr. Souto-Manning: the whys and hows of interrupting microaggressions (a statement, action, or incident regarded as an instance of indirect, subtle, or unintentional discrimination against members of a marginalized group such as a racial or ethnic minority); fostering microaffirmations, (providing opportunity, acts of inclusion and acceptance, and intentional acts of active listening); and teaching in the pursuit of justice in early childhood and elementary settings.