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Welcome to the 2018 AFCOST Symposium. Below you will find the schedule and registration.
The Symposium will be held at Lesley University Brattle Campus.
 Washburn and Sherrill Halls on Lesley’s Brattle Campus (off of Garden Street)

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Thursday, November 8 • 9:30am - 11:00am
Nurturing Young Activists: How to encourage the growth of children's unique voices in this precarious sociopolitical climate FULL

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Have you heard your students share complaints or concerns about the current political climate? Have your students shared experiences of friends who do not conform to 'normative' expectations of gender or sexuality? Did any of your students participate in last school year's walkouts protesting gun safety in schools? How do you comfort children who are frightened about community violence? What do you do when your children say "that's racist!" when someone brings up skin color? How do you explain how bad things happen to good people? This workshop will allow participants to share experiences that they have had with their students and help direct service OST staff and leaders to engage children in productive activities and discussions that allow children to utilize their voices, opinions, and experiences to become advocates for themselves and their communities and activists for lasting change.

Facilitators
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Dooshima Mngerem

Senior Director of Programs at the Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House, Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House
Dooshima Mngerem is the program manager at the Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House, supporting OST programming for elementary aged children in the Port area of Cambridge. For the past seven years Dooshima’s work with children has principally been with low income children of color... Read More →


Thursday November 8, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
Sherrill room 350, Lesley University Brattle Campus 99 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138

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