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Virtual: Teaching the African Diaspora in Latin America

February 4, 2021 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The UNC-Duke Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies Outreach Program will host a webinar that aims to provide middle and high school in-service and pre-service teachers with insights, information, and resources to teach about African diasporic communities in Latin America. Featured presentations include a panel with academic scholars, equity and justice directors, and NCDPI consultants discussing the importance of teaching the African diaspora, as well as practical, hands-on tips from middle and high school teachers on ways to increase students’ exposure to the subject in the classroom.

The webinar features authors from the book Engaging the African Diaspora in K-12 Education. Authors include:

-Kia Caldwell
-Emily Chávez
-Justyn Knox
-Michelle McLaughlin
-Fabiola Salas Villalobos
-Diane Smith

Participants will receive a certificate for 1.5 PD hours for attending this free webinar.

This event is generously funded with Title VI Funds from the U.S. Department of Education. If you have further questions, contact Corin Zaragoza Estrera at

Register for the webinar.


February 4, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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