Courageous Conversations About Race
A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools and Beyond
- Glenn E. Singleton - Pacific Educational Group
Deepen the dialogue to address racial disparities in your organization
Schools, like all organizations, face a nearly insurmountable hurdle when addressing racial inequities—the inability to talk candidly about race. In this timely update, author Glenn Singleton enables you to break the silence and open an authentic dialogue that forges a path to progress for racial equity. The third edition offers new coverage of the structural inequities in schools and society that have been exposed by the pandemic as well as heightened public awareness of racial injustice.
Courageous Conversations about Race allows you to deepen your personal understanding of race and its impact on all students. You will discover how to apply the strategy and protocol to
Embrace the four agreements—stay engaged, speak your truth, experience discomfort and accept non-closure—to deepen interracial dialogue
Build a foundation for advancing equity using the Six Conditions of Courageous Conversation
- Examine the role of race in your life using the Courageous Conversation Compass to understand and guide your actions
- Expand your capacity to lead others on the journey in addressing institutional racism disparities
This guide empowers you with practical tools and insights to successfully challenge racist policies and practice in schools and beyond. It is your call to leadership—one that will impact student achievement and drive systemic transformation.