TEDx presentation on "Unity Works!"
March 7, 2019 | Randie Gottlieb | Yakima Valley Museum
Over 200 people gathered for an evening of TED talks on the theme of civility. Recorded talks included "What does it mean to be a citizen of the world?" by Australian humanitarian Hugh Evans, and "The beauty of human skin in every color" by Brazilian photographer Angelica Dass. UnityWorks founder, Dr. Randie Gottlieb, spoke about the oneness of humanity and shared some inspiring stories from the UnityWorks schools. Also pictured here is Poetry Slam Master Poet & Attorney Mr. Rod Nelson who inspired us all with his original poems. WATCH HERE >
Teachers need training to relate to kids of color
January 5, 2019 | Randie Gottlieb | Guest editorial, Yakima Herald
With a largely white, middle class, monolingual teaching force, and an increasingly diverse student population, there is a need to recruit more teachers and administrators of color into the profession.This is essential, but will take time. There also is a critical need right now to provide teachers of all colors with training and support in order to effectively address current and long-standing equity and diversity issues in our classrooms and schools. READ HERE >