Celebrate Black History Month by joining our Collaborative Panel & Discussion regarding Black Parenting during COVID-19.
About this Event
Join the Joseph Taylor Branch of ASALH® (the Association for the Study of African American Life and History), as we celebrate Black History Month by hosting our keynote speaker and other panel members, that will host a conversation around parenting during COVID-19, with regards to the Black family.
Our Keynote for the afternoon will be Christina Laster, Director of Policy and Legislation for the National Parents Union. The conversation will be moderated by Chalmer Thompson, Associate Professor, IUPUI School of Urban Education. The panel will also feature Dr. Gwen Kelley from Children's Law and Policy Initiative of Indiana, Kandace Kyere, MSW, from Cristo Rey Network, and Tramaine Presley PsyD, from the Children's Resource Group.
The ASALH theme for 2021 is The Black Family
ASALH® or the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, was founded in 1915 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson - the father of Black History Month. The mission of ASALH® is to promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about Black life, history and culture to the global community.