Pollyanna is a national nonprofit helping academic and other institutions achieve their diversity, equity, and inclusion goals.

 

 

Assessments

 

 

Community and organization-wide assessments, and curriculum assessments collect and synthesize feedback pertaining to inclusivity, along with the guidance needed to implement systemic change.

 

 

Curriculum

 

 

Pollyanna’s free K-8 Racial Literacy Curriculum is designed to help students gain knowledge about race as it has been constructed in the United States.

 

 

Workshops

 

A range of trainings and workshops aimed at supporting educators, families, or executives in driving intentional change across their institutions.

POLLYANNA INSIGHTS & RESOURCES

Supporting the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Field

 

Race Talk is Dividing Us! And Other Myths About Race

Join us on September 28, 2021 from 7-8:00PM ET on Zoom. This workshop will help parents and guardians learn accurate definitions of Racial Literacy and CRT (dispelling distortions and inaccuracies) as well as provide an overview of how Racial Literacy can be integrated into a curriculum to promote equity and belonging for all.

Roundtable Discussion with Teen Pollyanna

Please join us on September 29 from 7-8:00PM ET on Zoom for an engaging roundtable with members of Teen Pollyanna, a leadership development group for students already working to dismantle racism by advocating for inclusive and equitable school environments. Students will be sharing their first-hand experiences in the current academic setting, why they are passionate about DEI, how young people can — and are — leading in this space, and how other students can get involved to lead change at their schools and beyond. 

Being Intentional about Building Lifelong Readers

Join us on October 9, 1-4PM ET on Zoom. Jason Craige Harris will guide you through an interactive Pollyanna Racial Literacy Curriculum workshop, which is designed to help students gain knowledge about race as it has been constructed in the United States.

Overview of Pollyanna's K-8 Racial Literacy Curriculum

Join us on October 16, 1-2:30PM ET on Zoom. Through exploration of the historical literary canon, our own reading journeys, and the journeys of our children, we will have an opportunity to unpack our relationship with the concept and begin the process of building authentically diverse libraries. 

Beyond Black@ - Developing an Effective Communications/DEIB Partnership

Join us on October 18, 12-1PM ET on Zoom for a workshop with Jan Abernathy that will help communications professionals have a deep relationship with the DEIB office that goes beyond approval of public statements on anti-Semitism or an Instagram lesson on Pride Month. 

Showing Up and Standing Up: A 5-Part Journey Towards Antiracism for White Adults

Join Pollyanna for this educational opportunity about white people’s roles and responsibilities in working for racial justice. Workshops take place monthly September 2021 – January 2022.

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