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Kate Slater

Kate Slater is a white anti-racist educator and scholar, and the creator of the Anti-Racist Roadmap. She is the assistant dean of student affairs at Brandeis University’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. Previously, she worked at the Institute for Recruitment of Teachers, a nonprofit that promotes racial justice and diversity in the American education sector. To learn more about Kate’s work, visit her website at http://kateaslater.com.

 

Kate Slater is a white anti-racist educator and scholar, and the creator of the Anti-Racist Roadmap. She is the assistant dean of student affairs at Brandeis University’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. Previously, she worked at the Institute for Recruitment of Teachers, a nonprofit that promotes racial justice and diversity in the American education sector. To learn more about Kate’s work, visit her website at http://kateaslater.com.

 

Latest from Kate Slater

44d ago

Who chooses the history textbooks?

What many students (and even some educators themselves) don’t know is that textbook choice is a highly politicized process in different states.
68d ago

So you posted a black square last summer — now what?

Many refer to the summer of 2020 as a "racial reckoning," but what comes next?
103d ago

What is ableism?

Ableism is premised on the belief that people with disabilities fundamentally need “fixing,” when actually their lives are as full and rich as those of nondisabled people.
139d ago

It's been a decade since the Fair Pay Act — why is there still a gender gap?

Despite recent gains for women across sectors, the gender pay gap — or the difference in what women are paid compared to men — is stubbornly persistent.
164d ago

How to be an anti-racist and what new steps you should take

When it comes to anti-racist education and actions, "it starts with self and has a ripple effect.”
178d ago

What is systemic racism?

President Joe Biden mentioned "the sting of systemic racism" in his inauguration speech. Here's what the term means.
276d ago

The future of America, according to 7 teachers

Teachers in America share their vision for the future, and how this new generation will lead the way.
338d ago

The 'glass cliff': How women and people of color are set up to fail in the workplace

Once minorities break the "glass ceiling," they often face the "glass cliff."
418d ago

Protests call to reform, defund and abolish police — but what do they mean?

The debate of how to enact change in policing ranges from incremental reforms to abolishing police departments altogether. Here's what the terms actually mean.
420d ago

5 ways to support your black colleagues right now

While white people might feel compelled to process the horror that they’re seeing out loud with their black colleagues, this is not the answer.