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ED Collabitat

Upcoming Events

May 2017

ED Collabitat + The Lean Lab: Fellowship Opportunity for Ed-Innovators

May 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ED Collabitat, 100 Ward E. Barnes Building
St. Louis, MO 63121 United States
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The Lean Lab is a Kansas City-based community that launches transformational education innovations. To date, we have launched 17 ventures, impacting over 8,000 kids in Kansas City and 400,000 kids nationwide. We work tirelessly to ensure that community members work with entrepreneurs because we believe the most effective innovations grow from a partnership with those most impacted: parents, teachers, students, and school leaders. We have partnered with UMSL's Ed Collabitat to engage with the St. Louis education innovation community as…

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June 2017

The Crooked Room Conference: The Experiences of Black Girls and Women in Education

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
ED Collabitat, 100 Ward E. Barnes Building
St. Louis, MO 63121 United States
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In her groundbreaking book, Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Womxn in America, Melissa Harris-Perry historically captures the ways in which Black womxn are forced to navigate a virtually “crooked room” that perpetually shames them and shapes their experiences as citizens. Framed within the stereotypical contexts of Jezebel’s sexual lasciviousness, Mammy’s devotion, and Sapphire’s outspoken anger, society has often times relied on these constructs to assign identities to Black girls. Consequently, within the context of education, the testimonies of this…

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