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Building Inclusive Communities: Responding to Children’s Questions about Differences

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | 6:30 pm
Verity Credit Union
11027 Meridian Ave N #102
Seattle, WA 98133

REGISTER ONLINE or pay at the door*

This workshop will provide families and educators with a framework for anti-bias education and practical tips on how to respond to children’s comments and questions about differences, how social identity develops in young children and beyond, and how to have courageous conversations about potentially challenging topics.

This workshop will be led by Debbie LeeKeenan.

Debbie LeeKeenan
Debbie LeeKeenan
Debbie LeeKeenan is an early childhood consultant, lecturer, and author. She was director of the Eliot-Pearson Children’s School at Tufts University from 1996 to 2013. In addition to being a faculty member in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, she was a member of the early childhood faculty at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Her publications include co-author of Leading Anti-Bias Early Childhood Programs: A Guide for Change with Louise Derman-Sparks and John Nimmo, and contributing author to Proactive Parenting: Guiding Your Child from Two to Six. For more information about Debbie’s work and resources see her website

PEPS offers events so that parents and expecting parents can learn from experts on parenting topics in a comfortable environment. Babes-in-arms under 3 months are welcome at this workshop and we do not offer on-site childcare for children over 3 months. Thank you for your understanding.

*Cash or check accepted at the door. The registration fee is non-refundable.

Financial assistance is available.

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