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Letter: Where Can We Find Safety?

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Jessica Christian

November 7, 2018

The national news in the last week has been chilling to the point of numbness.

Discussing Charlottesville

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Jessica Christian

September 11, 2017

We strengthen one another every day through our support and good work.

No Easy Answers: How to ‘Teach Ferguson’

No Easy Answers: How to 'Teach Ferguson'

Jessica Christian

December 12, 2014

My feeling of being stuck about how to “Teach Ferguson” to the Brimmer and May community was shared by hundreds of other directors of diversity at PoCC.

Reflections on Symposium: Race and Class in Independent Schools

Reflections on Symposium: Race and Class in Independent Schools

Jessica Christian

November 21, 2014

On Friday, November 14, I had the privilege of attending an excellent symposium hosted by Beacon Academy at Temple Israel titled An Honest Conversation about Race and Class in Independent Schools. Promising candid and genuine discourse, the invitation to the event also warned that “the discussion could get messy and uncomfortable.” Certainly despite that warning, and perhaps because of it, I was incredibly excited to attend.