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Landmark Learns: DEI

Landmark Learns presents

Talking to Kids about Race and Racism

Join us for a follow-up conversation with members of Landmark’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee about AISNE’s Special Presentation with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi:  “Going Beyond an Awareness of Racism.”

Please note: Attending the AISNE webinar is not required for attending the follow-up Landmark Learns event.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
7:00 p.m.


Ariel Martin-Cone, High School assistant academic dean
Laura Polvinen, head of the Counseling Department at the Elementary•Middle School
Jennifer Schley-Johnson, head of the Oral Expression/Literature Department at the Elementary•Middle School


Research shows that children not only recognize race from a very young age, but also develop racial biases by ages 3 to 5. One focus of Landmark’s DEI mission is to train our teachers to have more of these discussions in class, but we also know that students learn so much from their parents. Therefore, we want to provide you with some suggestions for continuing these necessary conversations at home. Come join the discussion, share your experiences, and ask questions!

On March 22 you will receive a Zoom link to the Landmark Learns workshop.

Questions?  Please contact Danielle Figueira, Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement, at