NAIS People of Color Conference 2010 Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee Seattle Girls’ School [email_address] (206) 709-2228 Train the ...
About Seattle Girls’ School Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
Agenda <ul><li>Discussing Race in Our Schools </li></ul><ul><li>What Keeps Us From Discussing Race </li></ul><ul><li>Primi...
Discussing Race in Our Schools Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
Fears and Anxieties that Keep Us from Discussing Race <ul><li>Offending </li></ul><ul><li>Losing Face </li></ul><ul><li>To...
Pitfalls and Obstacles that Keep Us from Discussing Race Again <ul><li>Outbursts </li></ul><ul><li>Silence </li></ul><ul><...
Open Acknowledgment Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
Define the Opportunity Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
Avoiding the Pitfalls and Overcoming the Obstacles <ul><li>Powerful stories </li></ul><ul><li>Powerful statistics </li></u...
Facilitation Skills <ul><li>Space </li></ul><ul><li>Confidence and Competence </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship Building </li...
Facilitation Tips <ul><li>Co-facilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Depersonalization </li></ul><ul><li>Vulnerability </li></ul><u...
Practice Makes… Less Heart-Attack-Inducing Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
Structure <ul><li>Groups of 6 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Note Taker </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Goals to Strive For <ul><li>Be Real </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t End Early </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t “Admire the Problem” </li></...
Round One Discussion Time Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/) Round One Discussi...
Round Two Discussion Time Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/) Round Two Discussi...
Round Three Discussion Time Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/) Round Two Discus...
Large Group Share Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/) Please be prepared to shar...
Next Steps <ul><li>Attend more Train the Trainer workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Have more real discussions with people who af...
Final Questions or Comments? Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
Resources <ul><li>• Anti-Defamation League </li></ul><ul><li>• Cross Cultural Connections (www.CulturesConnecting.com) <...
Presenter Information <ul><li>Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee </li></ul><ul><li>6th Faculty and </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Outre...
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NAIS PoCC 2010 TTT

Talking about race can raise anxiety for many people, and yet we must have the conversation in our schools and our lives in order to raise our inclusivity. What are the fears and common pitfalls that keep us from broaching the topic? Gain practical skills for facilitating as well as participating in the conversation.
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  • 1. NAIS People of Color Conference 2010 Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee Seattle Girls’ School [email_address] (206) 709-2228 Train the Trainer: Facilitation Skills for Conversations on Race Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 2. About Seattle Girls’ School Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 3. Agenda <ul><li>Discussing Race in Our Schools </li></ul><ul><li>What Keeps Us From Discussing Race </li></ul><ul><li>Priming for the Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitation skills </li></ul><ul><li>Practice makes less heart-attack-inducing </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion time </li></ul><ul><li>Wrap up </li></ul>Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 4. Discussing Race in Our Schools Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 5. Fears and Anxieties that Keep Us from Discussing Race <ul><li>Offending </li></ul><ul><li>Losing Face </li></ul><ul><li>Tokenism </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Risk </li></ul><ul><li>Bursting the Bubble </li></ul><ul><li>Rocking the Boat </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of “Authority” </li></ul>Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 6. Pitfalls and Obstacles that Keep Us from Discussing Race Again <ul><li>Outbursts </li></ul><ul><li>Silence </li></ul><ul><li>Denial </li></ul><ul><li>The Good Talk </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher vs. Facilitator </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Attacks </li></ul><ul><li>The Quick Fix </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership Oppression </li></ul>Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 7. Open Acknowledgment Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 8. Define the Opportunity Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 9. Avoiding the Pitfalls and Overcoming the Obstacles <ul><li>Powerful stories </li></ul><ul><li>Powerful statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Powerful analogies </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitation Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Welcoming environment </li></ul><ul><li>Clear and strict norms </li></ul><ul><li>Willingness to sit with discomfort </li></ul>Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 10. Facilitation Skills <ul><li>Space </li></ul><ul><li>Confidence and Competence </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship Building </li></ul><ul><li>Credibility </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility and Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Optimism </li></ul><ul><li>Modeling </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Learning Styles </li></ul>Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 11. Facilitation Tips <ul><li>Co-facilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Depersonalization </li></ul><ul><li>Vulnerability </li></ul><ul><li>Relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Saving it for Later </li></ul><ul><li>Discomfort </li></ul><ul><li>Clarification </li></ul><ul><li>Listening </li></ul><ul><li>Hot Buttons </li></ul>Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 12. Practice Makes… Less Heart-Attack-Inducing Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 13. Structure <ul><li>Groups of 6 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Note Taker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 Participants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 “Challenge” Roles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>7 Minute Discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Friends Style Feedback for the Facilitator </li></ul><ul><li>Switch roles </li></ul><ul><li>3 Rounds of Discussion </li></ul>Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 14. Goals to Strive For <ul><li>Be Real </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t End Early </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t “Admire the Problem” </li></ul><ul><li>Sit With All the Feelings </li></ul><ul><li>Support the Facilitator </li></ul>Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 15. Round One Discussion Time Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/) Round One Discussion Round One Feedback and Discussion Discussion: Many schools struggle to have many students and faculty members of color because there “aren’t enough strong candidates of color.” What do you think?
  • 16. Round Two Discussion Time Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/) Round Two Discussion Round Two Feedback and Discussion Discussion: Should schools revamp the curriculum to include multiple racial and ethnic perspectives even if there is little to no racial and ethnic diversity in the student or faculty/staff population?
  • 17. Round Three Discussion Time Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/) Round Two Discussion Round Two Feedback and Discussion Discussion: What is the role of people of color and whites in the work toward racial and ethnic equity and social justice?
  • 18. Large Group Share Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/) Please be prepared to share: Ah-ha moments Great strategies Heads up Questions or Concerns
  • 19. Next Steps <ul><li>Attend more Train the Trainer workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Have more real discussions with people who affirm you </li></ul><ul><li>Have more real one-on-one dialogue with people who may or may not affirm you </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to learn and grow in your knowledge base for content AND skills </li></ul>Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 20. Final Questions or Comments? Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 21. Resources <ul><li>• Anti-Defamation League </li></ul><ul><li>• Cross Cultural Connections (www.CulturesConnecting.com) </li></ul><ul><li>• Facilitation First </li></ul><ul><li>• Jimpact Enterprises, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>• National Coalition Building Institute </li></ul><ul><li>• The People’s Institute </li></ul><ul><li>• The Thiagi Group </li></ul>Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)
  • 22. Presenter Information <ul><li>Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee </li></ul><ul><li>6th Faculty and </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Outreach </li></ul><ul><li>Seattle Girls’ School </li></ul><ul><li>2706 S Jackson Street </li></ul><ul><li>Seattle WA 98144 </li></ul><ul><li>(206) 709-2228 x 219 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/ </li></ul>Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee (http://sites.google.com/site/sgsprofessionaloutreach/)