The Science of Fairness: Exploring Implicit Bias
Save The Date: Friday, October 23, 2015
Full Day Conference at
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
Dr. Clifford A. Jones, Sr., Senior Minister
3400 Beatties Ford Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216
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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rita Cameron-Wedding
The purpose of the conference is to inform and engage our community in a clear understanding of “Implicit Bias” and its contribution to the disparities and disproportionality in our community and systems. We seek to inform the community of the work of Race Matters for Juvenile Justice and to gain commitment to both broaden and deepen the scope of our inquiries and interventions.
About Dr. Rita Cameron Wedding, Ph.D.
Rita Cameron Wedding, Ph.D. is the Chair of the department of Women’s Studies and a professor of Women’s Studies and Ethnic Studies at Sacramento State University. Dr. Cameron Wedding’s scholarship focuses on race, gender and social class disparities in institutions like child welfare, education, and juvenile justice. She teaches courses and develops curricula that address implicit racial bias, and is a faculty for the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Her curriculum on implicit bias is being used throughout the United States, most recently to train the Sacramento Police Department. Learn More
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