Asian-Black Solidarity During COVID-19

By Jen Cort

Jen Cort is an education consultant in the areas of equity, inclusion, diversity and justice. In this podcast, Jen opens up a "third space"— a place outside our familiar home and work environments — in order that we might begin to engage in some of the provocative questions that need to be addressed. Listen in as Jen speaks with some of the leading thinkers and doers in the field.

Increasing incidents of Xenophobia resulting from COVID-19, Rosetta Lee, Jenifer Moore, Shari Berga, Liza Talusan discuss Asian-Black solidarity.

Rosetta Lee is an educator at Seattle Girls’ School and a consultant with non-profits, K-12 and Universities on topics such as cross-cultural communication, inclusive classrooms, and more tiny.cc/rosettalee.

Jenifer is the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the Key School in Annapolis, MD. Jenifer has served children of Washington, DC area since 2003 as a teacher, tutor, and school leader. Jenifer is a native Washingtonian with a love for learning, a deep connection to the community, and a hunger to disrupt inequity in education.

Liza is a strategic consultant, scholar-practitioner, facilitator, and certified professional coach www.lizatalusan.com.

Shari is the Director of Diversity & Inclusion at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney, MD. Having completed her M.Ed in Minority and Urban Education at the University of Maryland and an Ed.D. in Curriculum, Shari is committed to culturally sustaining pedagogy and teaching for social justice.

Jenifer and Shari organized this episode are two of the six women who founded The Wells Collective is a collaboration of diversity practitioners who specialize in professional development, consulting, and educational consulting https://www.thewellscollective.com/