Radical Healing Educators Summit
June 22-24th, 2018
Marconi Conference Center
Registration form below
Space is limited to 50 participants
Priority given to elementary school educators and administrators
Registration Fee: $450 (includes accommodations, meals and materials)
Our Radical Healing Educator’s Summit provides participants an opportunity to learn and reflect in an intimate retreat location as they learn skills and techniques to improve their capacity to educate, advocate for, and heal with children and youth over a period of 3 days with world class facilitators.
Radical Healing is a process that improves organizational culture, transforms individual practices, and builds healthy outcomes for young people. By integrating issues of power, history, identity, and the possibility of collective agency, Radical Healing rebuilds individuals and communities that foster hope and political possibilities for young people. Healing from trauma that results from social oppression such as racism, sexism, homophobia, and class exploitation is important in achieving personal well-being and institutional change.
During the summit you will develop skills to:
- Be more effective in building individual, collective and institutional well-being
- Improve young people’s social-emotional health
- Cultivate practices that improve school climate and racial equity
What educator’s said about last year’s summit:
- “This retreat helped me shift from thinking about what I want to stop, to what I am trying to create.”
- “I am able to see the world from a new lens”
- “A significant takeaway is having to ask different kinds of questions from not only a headspace, but also from a spirit/heartfelt space.”
Shawn Ginwright, Lead Facilitator and Co-Founder
Shawn Ginwright is a leading national expert on African American youth, youth activism, and youth development. He is an Associate Professor of Education in the Africana Studies Department and Senior Research Associate for the Cesar Chavez Institute for Public Policy at San Francisco State University. In 1989, Dr. Ginwright founded Leadership Excellence. In 1999, he received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Ginwright currently serves on the Board of Directors for the California Endowment. He is the author of Hope and Healing in Urban Education: How Activist and Teachers are Reclaiming Matters of the Heart, Black Youth and the Promise of Hip-Hop Culture, Black in School-Afrocentric Reform, and Black Youth Rising:Activism and Radical Healing in Urban America.
About Marconi Conference Center
At Marconi Conference Center you will find a beautiful natural setting ideal for increased creativity, improved learning, and deeper communications. All this, in a distraction-free environment with professional meeting spaces, comfortable lodging, and delicious, healthy meals. You will be refreshed between meetings with vistas from our hiking trails, the quiet breeze through the pines, the beauty of brilliant night skies and the site of abundant wildlife on sunlit hills. You will also enjoy farm-to-table meals and comfortable lodging.