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2020 NAIS People of Color Conference

New Decade, New Destinies: Challenging Self, Changing Systems, and Choosing Justice 
December 2-5, 2020 | St. Louis, MO

The NAIS People of Color Conference is the flagship of the National Association of Independent Schools' commitment to equity and justice in teaching and learning. The mission of the conference is to provide a space for leadership and professional development and networking for people of color and allies of all backgrounds in independent schools. PoCC equips educators at every level, from teachers to trustees, with knowledge, skills, and experiences to improve and enhance the interracial, interethnic, and intercultural climate in their schools, as well as the attending academic, social-emotional, and workplace performance outcomes for students and adults alike.

 

Highlights from the 2019 NAIS People of Color Conference

More than 7,000 educators and students gathered for the 2019 NAIS People of Color Conference and Student Diversity Leadership Conference, December 4-7 in Seattle. The PoCC theme was 1619. 2019. Before. Beyond. Amplifying Our Intelligence to Liberate, Co-Create, and Thrive. The SDLC theme was 1954. 2019. With All Deliberate Speed. Integrating Schools, Minds, and Hearts With the Fierce Urgency of Now. Here’s a look at some of the many memorable moments.