Advancing racial equity is critical to advancing Project Scientist’s mission and vision. Educators must understand the current discrepancies in STEM education in order to work toward solutions through teaching, learning, and making a commitment to antiracism. WE ARE will deliver a social justice education workshop to prepare educators to reinvent their curriculum to support traditionally marginalized youth.
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