Dimensions in Multicultural Education: Empathy

The Ancona School’s 5th Annual Diversity Symposium will take place on Saturday April 29, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Keynote Speaker:

Lecia Brooks, Outreach Director, Southern Poverty Law Center

New This Year: Childcare will be offered to symposium attendees free of charge.

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Ancona’s 5th annual Diversity Symposium explores empathy. We welcome you to a variety of workshops activating you on this crucial ingredient to strengthen and change society.

After a welcome coffee reception, the day will include a keynote, breakout sessions, and lunch followed by a roundtable discussion about the day’s topics and actions we can take immediately.

Ancona welcomes educators, parents, school leadership and community members interested in multicultural education.


Building Relationships for Greater Understanding and Peace, Mothers Against Senseless Killing

Presidential Anxiety, Emmalee Scott, American Civil Liberties Union

Upstander Training, Carla Kupe-Arion and Jenny Mannis

Introduction to Peace Circles and Restorative Justice, Annie Bluth

Fostering Empathy rough Musical Performance, Elizabeth Hamlett

Violence: A Parent-Led Discussion, Facilitated by Ancona Parent Danielle Pereira

Student-Led Presentation on Climate Change Action, Facilitated by Ancona Teacher Sylvia Glassco

Restorative Justice Peace Circle, Facilitated by Ancona Assistant Head of School Nancy Nassr