Walking the Walk

Artist: Summer Dawn

Type: Professional Learning

Program Availability: In-Person, Virtual


In this professional learning workshop, educators are guided on an interactive journey to examine anti-Blackness, bias and diversity in their learning community. They will learn how to better understand their own identities and pass the mic to others to better understand them. They will also be encouraged to ask questions and incorporate what they learn about others to create a more diverse, equitable classroom and school.


In-Person or Virtual

Recommended Participants

  • Teachers
  • Arts Specialists

Learning Intentions

Participants will:

  • Learn about intersectional identities and how they shape each person’s lived experiences in and out of the classroom.
  • Learn about how anti-Blackness and white supremacy are embedded in our school culture and must be dismantled.
  • See real BIPOC artists performing their written work – sharing their stories, in their voices.


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YA Connections

  • NJSLS-VPA: Artistic Process; Creating; Anchor Standard 1: Conceptualizing & Generating Ideas
  • NJSLS-VPA: Artistic Process; Responding
  • Anchor Standard 7: Perceiving and Analyzing Products
  • Culturally Responsive Practice
  • Social Emotional Learning – Transformative

Professional Standards for Educational Leaders

  • Standard 3: Equity & Culture
  • Standard 4: Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment

Price & Info


Workshop Cost per Day: $1215.00

Additional Fees: In-Person Program Travel Fee - $95 per day; Virtual Program Technology Fee - $45; (On-Demand programs are not charged travel or tech fees)


Audience Limit: 25

Program Length: One Three hour session, Two 90-minute sessions, or Three 50-minute sessions

Workshop Minimum # of Days: 1

Appropriate For Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th



Curriculum Connections

Curriculum Connections

Creative Writing


SEL: Social Emotional Learning