Occupy Economic Segregation in Brooklyn Preschools: An interactive workshop

I am facilitating a workshop on economic segregation in Brooklyn preschools. Join me!

The Brooklyn Free Space Preschool Diversity Committee Presents A Free Community Workshop:

OCCUPY BROOKLYN PRESCHOOL:

Exploring How the Opportunity Gap becomes the Achievement Gap

An interactive community forum to discuss the economic segregation that determines what early learning experiences are accessible to families of young children in Brooklyn; the long-term effects of this inequity at a crucial time of child development; and what we can do as an extended community to affect change.

Saturday, December 1st, 2-4 pm

The Pacific Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, 25 Fourth Ave. at Pacific St.

Workshop Facilitator:

Takiema Bunche Smith is the founder of ConnectFormation Consulting, where she provides information, guidance and support to parents & caregivers, school administrators and community groups on various topics related to parenting, child development, education and education policy.

Ms. Smith is also the Director of Curriculum and Instruction at Brooklyn Kindergarten Society (BKS), where she oversees curriculum implementation and teacher professional development at five preschools located in low-income neighborhoods in Brooklyn, New York.

We will be collecting basic essentials for the families of Community and Family Head Start in Far Rockaway. The needed supplies include blankets, diapers and baby wipes, formula, water, cleaning supplies, first aid kits and children’s books and toys for ages 2-5. For a complete list please and an opportunity to donate money please go to http://www.gofundme.com/1i85ao

For more information contact Brooklyn Free Space Preschool at 718-965-3135

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