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Talking to Children about Race: Dr. Diane Hughes & Parents Discuss Approaches

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Dr. Hughes shared why it’s critical to be intentional about discussing race at home and a panel of local parents shared their personal challenges and successes in their ongoing effort to address race openly and honestly at home.

Civic Engagement Institute

Civic Engagement Institute

Sign up today for the 2018 Civic Engagement Institute! Get engaged with volunteering in SOMA and discover all that YOU can bring local organizations and leadership roles.

Thanks to authors of Tasting Freedom: Octavius Catto and the Battle for Equality in Civil War America

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It may have been the end of Black History Month, but we hope it is the beginning of learning much more about the countless African Americans who made a profound impact in history. Authors Biddle and Dubin take readers on a journey that includes accounts some remarkable Black men and women in the Civil War period in Philadelphia.

Schools Committee Co-Chairs Speak before BOE on De-leveling Proposal

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Carol Barry-Austin and Sue Willis made a strong and heart-felt plea before the Board of Education to support changes to our school district’s system of academic tracking or leveling that has had adverse effects for students of color and has created segregated classrooms in the high school. Read their remarks here…