Parent Edge to host diversity expert Rosetta Lee on Wednesday, January 23rd

January 14, 2019 | by Andrea Simpson

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Mercer Island Parent Edge will be hosting Rosetta Lee, a highly regarded local and national expert in diversity, inclusion, and equity. There will be two presentations on Wednesday, January 23rd, at the Mercer Island Community & Events Center.

The first presentation will take place in the morning at 11:30 am and will focus on instilling positive self-identity in our children and teaching them to be positive influences on others. 

The second presentation will take place in the evening at 7 pm and will focus on understanding the differences between natural conflict and bullying. 

Both events are free, and parents of children of all ages are invited to attend.

More information from Parent Edge:

“Parenting with Identity in Mind” – Learn how to create positive self-identity in our children and teach them to be positive influences on others. How do we learn about our various group identities like female, African American, Buddhist, homosexual, middle class, etc.? From whom do we learn the meaning of these terms? What messages have we internalized about ourselves and others? Learn how we can instill positive self-identity in our children and coach them to be positive influences on others’ identities. Together, we can co-create inclusive communities that work toward success for all.

“Beyond Sticks and Stones: Helping Youth Navigate Conflict & Bullying with Rosetta Lee” – With the heightened awareness of bullying in today’s world, it’s hard to know how to support our children. National anti-bullying educator Rosetta Lee will present information to help parents and educators understand the difference between natural conflict and bullying, and explore key gender and cultural differences with respect to how children experience and deal with bullying. Receive pragmatic and empowering guidance and tools to effectively prevent and address bullying issues.

Learn more and register >>

The Mercer Island Community & Event Center is located at 8236 SE 24th St.

 

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