GSE News: Race & Equity

  • Race & Equity
  • Counseling & Human Development
June 16, 2017

A 5-week culturally-based therapeutic program directed by Postdoctoral Fellow Riana Anderson empowers African American youth and their parents to confront racial trauma and stress together.

 

  • Higher Education
  • Race & Equity
May 31, 2017

A noted education historian, Gasman’s areas of expertise include the history of American higher education, historically black colleges and universities, minority serving institutions, African American leadership, and fundraising and philanthropy. The Chair was donated by the Berkowitz family in order to facilitate a study of ethnic relations, cultural pluralism, and diversity as they relate to education.

 

  • Race & Equity
April 6, 2017

Psychologists Riana “Ri” Anderson and Shawn “CT” Jones take an offbeat look at mental health in relatable one-minute videos.

 

  • Race & Equity
April 4, 2017

Backed by $12 million from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Forward Promise is now accepting grant applications. 

 

  • Race & Equity
March 28, 2017

The Director of Penn GSE’s Leadership for Excellence and Equity Initiatives told Rolling Stone many schools are not prepared for the changes.

 

  • Race & Equity
March 15, 2017

Appearing on NPR’s Code Switch, Ebony Elizabeth Thomas discussed how fictional characters of color rarely get a full story, or a happy ending. 

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Race & Equity
March 1, 2017

School District of Philadelphia humanities teacher and Penn GSE alumnus Charlie McGeehan helped organize the Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Philadelphia in January, reaching over 100 Philadelphia schools. 

 

  • Higher Education
  • Race & Equity
September 27, 2016

In an essay in the Washington Post, Gasman outlines the choices colleges make that keep faculties whiter than their students. 

 

  • Race & Equity
September 6, 2016

Gasman and photographer Andrew Feiler will discuss this month’s exhibit of his work documenting Morris Brown College at the Inn at Penn.

 

  • Race & Equity
August 1, 2016

Penn GSE’s Nelson Flores told the LA Times Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine’s fluency in Spanish alone won’t sway Latino voters.