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Susan Naimark is an independent consultant and trainer who integrates decades of experience in nonprofit community development, public education organizing, and racial justice education. Her work supports racial equity capacity building for community-based organizations, nonprofits, schools, and public agencies. She served eight years on the Boston School Committee, authored The Education of a White Parent: Wrestling with Race and Opportunity in the Boston Public Schools, teaches part-time at UMass Boston, and is an affiliate consultant with Interaction Institute for Social Change. Susan believes we will never create truly just and equitable communities without addressing the deep legacy of racism in the United States. Susan Naimark is a committed presenter, focused on history of education and implicit bias.
Susan will present on the history of race in education and bias, and offer office hours for the SPEAC Professional Development Series.
“I’ve spent a lifetime exploring how to promote racial equity, cultural proficiency and community building across diversity. I train and assist parents, educators, grassroots leaders, nonprofit and public agencies to strengthen their communities by honing these skills.” – Susan Naimark
Racial Justice and Public School Organizing