Early Childhood Summer Organizing Leadership Institute

  • June 11, 2019 at 3:58 pm #1957
    LIMIT8
    Keymaster

    The Institute will be run by Dr. Denisha Jones, DEY’s Director of Early Childhood Organizing. Dr. Jones, a former early childhood teacher and preschool director, received her Ph.D. from Indiana University in 2013 and her J.D. from the University of the District of Columbia in 2018. She is also Director of Teacher Education and an Assistant Professor in the School of Education at Trinity Washington University in Washington, DC.

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  • June 24, 2019 at 10:40 am #2091
    Geralyn
    Participant

    Here is the recorded webinar from June 13, 2019. Dr. Denisha Jones and participants take a closer look at the need to to protect childhood. Dr. Jones answers questions such as. “What does advocacy look like?” and helps participants understand the steps to building a policy platform.

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  • July 10, 2019 at 12:55 am #2163
    Mindy Holohan
    Participant

    What was it Doda said about universal timing/alignment !?! Did our collective energies conjure this somehow? I can’t get over it!!!

    Washington Post Piece. Tuesday July 9 (!)

    Opinion | Childhood trauma is a public health threat. Our kids deserve better.

    Children growing up with toxic stress from abuse or neglect are more likely to have lifelong health problems. California’s surgeon general says there is hope. https://wapo.st/2S07K5D

  • July 10, 2019 at 12:31 pm #2164
    Geralyn
    Participant

    “This is real and this is all of us.” It is incredibly hopeful to have her in this role, with this platform – naming the problem and offering ideas for hope and healing. Thanks for sharing.

    In other news today – the Brookline Kindergarten teachers made the front page of the Boston Globe https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/07/09/brookline-there-worry-that-kindergarten-has-lost-its-joy/G46wq21dGlvgavsblU7nnK/story.html?event=event25

    #Onward!

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