DSI Reflecting on Summer 2022’s Community Design for Leaders Course

Jade Broomfield (2017)

“A program to counteract colorism in elementary schools using mindfulness to break the pattern of discouragement, lack of confidence and stereotyping.”

Process Paper: (PDF)

Time In is a superhero themed classroom program for Black Male Elementary students who have been suspended and show signs of repeated problematic behavior that make them likely to get suspended again. The program is a space for these students to address and express their emotions and high energy needs in order to increase their self confidence, motivation, and rigor in the classroom.

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