Wheaton-Warrenville PTA Council Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
April 2021 UpdateThe WWPTA Council Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee in partnership with DEI200 is pleased to provide families with the following opportunities and resources:
DEI200's Book Club is underway but there is still time to catch up! We will read two books per year, with separate groups for adults and children based on grade level. To learn more, fill out this form or email the leader of the book club, Kelly Holden email@example.com.
Community Conversations Join your fellow community members for a facilitated discussion in small groups to reflect on the issues brought up in the Talking About Race program series. This will be held by the library on May 6th at 7pm. To register with the library, please use this link.
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! You can help #StopAsianHate and learn more about AAPI cultures through these resources:
- Get tips on talking to kids about racism, including anti-Asian violence: https://www.parents.com/kids/responsibility/racism/how-to-talk-to-kids-about-anti-asian-violence/
- Sign up for free bystander training: https://www.ihollaback.org/bystanderintervention/
- Learn about the diversity of the AAPI community: https://asiasociety.org/education/understanding-our-perceptions-asian-americans
- Listen to a Ted Talk on the Model Minority Myth: https://www.ted.com/talks/eddy_zheng_removing_the_model_minority_myth_with_chi