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 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Goals

 

MaPaGa + Me: ABCs of Race-Conscious Parenting

Join us for a new 4-part workshop for parents/guardians of children four years and younger. Jacqueline Nelson, former kindergarten teacher, DEIB educator, and mom of a two year old, will create connections and community for families with young children and teach the group how to talk about race with each other and with their children

Pollyanna's K-8 Racial Literacy Curriculum Overview

Join us on January 29, 2022, from 1-4PM ET on Zoom as Jason Craige Harris guides participants through an interactive review of Pollyanna’s free K-8 Racial Literacy Curriculum, which is designed to help students gain knowledge about race as it has been constructed in the United States.

Race Talk Is Dividing Us!

On February 17, 2022, Jason Craige Harris will lead us through this workshop that will help faculty, 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.

Pollyanna's High School Racial Literacy Curriculum Overview

Join us on March 5, 2022, from 1-4PM ET on Zoom for the first overview of our high school curriculum facilitated by Curriculum Project Manager Julia Kingsdale. Attendees will learn about the curriculum’s structure, scope, and sequence, and preview activities from each of the eight subject areas.

Myths About Pollyanna

We’ve picked four of the most common myths that we have heard from opponents of our racial literacy work and have highlighted them in this resource. These myths threaten to undo our work, so we must undo them.

A Student Perspective: Inside the Pollyanna Conference by Josie Hoeber

Read Teen Pollyanna member Josie Hoeber’s experience attending the Harvard-Westlake Pollyanna Conference, which convened 230 representatives from across 19 schools at the end of October, 2021.

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