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"So grateful for your voice, your advocacy, your insistence that we can and must do better."
- Dinah Murdoch
"@LauraMaeLindo is a true advocate for education and community".
- Kristin Henderson
"She took into account our different learning styles. She adjusted her teaching to mix it up to keep us focused. She included comedy in her teaching and had a relaxed attitude which made us more comfortable."
- Integrated Foundations (Summer, 2011)
"Laura Mae treated all of us with respect. Clearly made you feel like you could do things that were beyond your thinking."
- Technology in Education (Summer, 2011)
"Very open and easy to talk to. Positive and encouraging. Realistic and honest. Made me think about things in totally different way."
- Alternatives in Teaching and School Experience Practicum (Winter, 2011)
« I want to live in a world where we work with each other to help each other. Where we focus on most vulnerable and we hold each other with care, compassion, and support. » - Laura Mae Lindo
« Imagine the world without the problem, and then talk/act that into being. » - Laura Mae Lindo
Anti-racism work is work of love.
It's time to do "equity and diversity" work differently - that means moving towards some "Real Talk" about racism, imagining an anti-racist world, and bringing that vision into being with concrete actions.
Featuring Laura Mae Lindo
Most workshops leave people filled with guilt and shame. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
The discomfort factor
Ask a black guy.
... and other anecdotes people mistake for empathy
Subtle and fundamental differences
It’s critical that we commit to making positive change ... by any means necessary
Grounding your commitment
Fear of commitment
Skin color as a descriptor, where you are from, and more
Asking questions about race, and practical responses
Try suggesting one specific thing people in your sphere of influence can do to start
Develop your vision of anti-racist change-making according to your audience
Understand the resistence
You’re strengthening the foundation of love that can bring more people together
Celebrate your successes, however small they are, and focus on that as you build
Laura Mae Lindo's guidance in this masterclass is frank, loving, and not what people might expect. She makes a brilliant case that "diversity at the table " ...Read More
Laura Mae Lindo's guidance in this masterclass is frank, loving, and not what people might expect. She makes a brilliant case that "diversity at the table " is perhaps a limiting way of thinking about making the changes we need. That "diversity" even if "at the table" falls short because we are uncomfortable having the "anti-racism" conversation that allows us to fully embrace and garner wisdom from experiences and viewpoints that are different than our own. This is brilliant, and desperately needed if we are to create breakthrough innovation in our organizations. Check it!Read Less
Very powerful insights, thoughts, and ideas on how we can increase understanding between various races and reduce the tensions that unnecessarily divide us. ...Read More
Very powerful insights, thoughts, and ideas on how we can increase understanding between various races and reduce the tensions that unnecessarily divide us. These videos need to be shared widely, particularly within organizations and schools.Read Less
Laura Mae Lindo