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Speak Up!: Confronting White Nationalism in the Classroom

With racist conspiracy theories about COVID-19 spreading widely and anxieties about racial justice protests mounting, white nationalist groups are taking advantage of this moment to target young people with racist, misogynistic and anti-Semitic rhetoric.

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Speak Up! Confronting White Nationalism in the Classroom

Topics

  • Digital & Virtual Learning
  • Positive School Environments

Outcomes

  • Online Safety
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National Education Association

Last Updated: 09/14/2021

Details

Session Length

1 Hour

Session Format

Webinar

Many young people have been spending unprecedented amounts of time alone online and away from the communities that give them a sense of belonging. With racist conspiracy theories about COVID-19 spreading widely and anxieties about racial justice protests mounting, white nationalist groups are taking advantage of this moment to target young people with racist, misogynistic and anti-Semitic rhetoric. This training will prepare educators to respond to such rhetoric—and the bigoted organizing behind it—when it makes its way into classrooms.

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