GSE News: Race & Equity

  • 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. 

 

  • Race & Equity
July 13, 2016

Penn GSE’s Howard Stevenson offers advice for parents looking for what to say, and listen for, after a racial incident in the community or in the headlines.

 

  • Teaching & Leadership
  • Race & Equity
December 23, 2015

Thomas’ selections highlight the best storytelling of the year that deals with issues like gender, race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and socioeconomic class in ways that are real and empathetic.