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Diversity Forum

As schools around the country work to create a diverse student body and staff, an interesting conversation emerges about whether young people are being given the support they need to truly integrate into their school communities.

Come learn strategies to help children cope with economic and racial diversity, strategies to address the unique self-image issues mixed-race children face, and strategies to help educators provide the right type of support to serve a diverse student body.


Catherine Crier, New York Times Bestselling Author, Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist of CNN, ABC, Fox News Channel’s “The Crier Report,” and Court TV

Gwen Edwards, News Anchor, host of “Our Lives” News 12 Connecticut


Tracey Laszloffy, Ph.D., expert in racial relations with the Center for Relationship Healing, Norwich, CT

Wendy Van Amson, Co-founder of the Independent School Diversity Network

Susan R. Snyder, Ph.D., Developer and Director for Total Learning™ at The Total Learning Institute™, a birth-nine initiative/research study to reduce the achievement gap

Barbara Crouch, M.P.A., financial executive, educator and consultant

André Robert Lee, documentary filmmaker of The Prep School, Negro and other films

The Long Ridge School
478 Erskine Road
Stamford, CT
RSVP by Monday, September 30
Free Admission