On Monday, December 8, 2014, the acclaimed social psychologist Claude Steele, Ph.D., will present his groundbreaking findings on stereotypes, race and identity in the free presentation Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do, at 7:00 PM, in the Evanston Township High School Auditorium. This event is open to the public and no registration is required.

Then, on  Wednesday, December 10, 2014, local leaders will facilitate two, free, interactive workshops, Identity as a Bridge Between Us, diving deeper into the issues of stereotypes and American identity. The two workshops will be held at 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM and 7 PM to 8:30 PM, in the Evanston Public Library Community Meeting Room. RSVPs are REQUIRED for these workshops at https://bit.ly/SteeleWorkshop. Capacity is limited; individuals may sign up for the morning or evening session, or both. The workshops are ideal for adults and youth ages 12 and up.

Workshop Facilitators and Reflectors will include: Marcus Campbell, Assistant Superintendent-Principal, Evanston Township High School; Tim Dohrer, Ph.D. School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University; Seth Green, Executive Director, Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U.), Eileen Heineman, Racial Justice Co-Director, YWCA Evanston-North Shore, Rachel Nagler, Director of Diversity, North Shore Country Day School, Lonnie Stonitsch, Family Action Network (FAN), and Gloria Woods, Racial Justice Co-Director, YWCA Evanston-North Shore.

“This collaboration with FAN allows us to bring people together for discussion on enlightening topics based on the work of authors who are changing the way we view child, family, and human development. We look forward to producing future programs and workshops with the Family Action Network here at the Library,” said Evanston Public Library Director, Karen Danczak Lyons. 

“FAN is grateful for the support of the Evanston Public Library for these workshops based on the groundbreaking work of Claude Steele. We love the Library’s thoughtful, collaborative approach to its community partnerships — they have extended a very warm welcome,” said Lonnie Stonitsch, FAN Co-Chair and Programming Chair.

 

 

Dr. Steele is the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at the University of California, Berkeley, and previously was the I. James Quillen Dean for the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University, as well as Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology at Stanford. This event supports the widely praised national touring exhibit “RACE: Are We So Different?” now on view at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. Whistling Vivaldi was chosen as the 2014-15 One Book One Northwestern University selection.

Sponsored by Family Action Network (FAN), in partnership with Baker Demonstration School, the ECGC Parent Group at New Trier High School, Evanston Public Library, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Kenilworth D38, North Shore Country Day School, Northwestern University, Roycemore School, Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U.), and YWCA Evanston/North Shore. FAN is grateful for the support of its 2014-15 annual sponsors Compass Health Center, Evanston Township High School D202, Josselyn Center, Make It Better, New Trier High School D203, Pathways.org, the Martin & Mary L. Boyer Foundation, the Mammel Foundation, and Tina & Byron Trott; our strategic partners Evanston/Skokie D65, New Trier Parents’ Association, North Shore Community Bank, The Family Institute at Northwestern University, and Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U.); and our in-kind sponsor

 

On Monday, December 8, 2014, the acclaimed social psychologist Claude Steele, Ph.D., will present his groundbreaking findings on stereotypes, race and identity in the free presentation Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do, at 7:00 PM, in the Evanston Township High School Auditorium. This event is open to the public and no registration is required.

Then, on  Wednesday, December 10, 2014, local leaders will facilitate two, free, interactive workshops, Identity as a Bridge Between Us, diving deeper into the issues of stereotypes and American identity. The two workshops will be held at 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM and 7 PM to 8:30 PM, in the Evanston Public Library Community Meeting Room. RSVPs are REQUIRED for these workshops at https://bit.ly/SteeleWorkshop. Capacity is limited; individuals may sign up for the morning or evening session, or both. The workshops are ideal for adults and youth ages 12 and up.

Workshop Facilitators and Reflectors will include: Marcus Campbell, Assistant Superintendent-Principal, Evanston Township High School; Tim Dohrer, Ph.D. School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University; Seth Green, Executive Director, Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U.), Eileen Heineman, Racial Justice Co-Director, YWCA Evanston-North Shore, Rachel Nagler, Director of Diversity, North Shore Country Day School, Lonnie Stonitsch, Family Action Network (FAN), and Gloria Woods, Racial Justice Co-Director, YWCA Evanston-North Shore.

“This collaboration with FAN allows us to bring people together for discussion on enlightening topics based on the work of authors who are changing the way we view child, family, and human development. We look forward to producing future programs and workshops with the Family Action Network here at the Library,” said Evanston Public Library Director, Karen Danczak Lyons. 

“FAN is grateful for the support of the Evanston Public Library for these workshops based on the groundbreaking work of Claude Steele. We love the Library’s thoughtful, collaborative approach to its community partnerships — they have extended a very warm welcome,” said Lonnie Stonitsch, FAN Co-Chair and Programming Chair.

 

 

Dr. Steele is the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at the University of California, Berkeley, and previously was the I. James Quillen Dean for the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University, as well as Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology at Stanford. This event supports the widely praised national touring exhibit “RACE: Are We So Different?” now on view at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. Whistling Vivaldi was chosen as the 2014-15 One Book One Northwestern University selection.

Sponsored by Family Action Network (FAN), in partnership with Baker Demonstration School, the ECGC Parent Group at New Trier High School, Evanston Public Library, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Kenilworth D38, North Shore Country Day School, Northwestern University, Roycemore School, Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U.), and YWCA Evanston/North Shore. FAN is grateful for the support of its 2014-15 annual sponsors Compass Health Center, Evanston Township High School D202, Josselyn Center, Make It Better, New Trier High School D203, Pathways.org, the Martin & Mary L. Boyer Foundation, the Mammel Foundation, and Tina & Byron Trott; our strategic partners Evanston/Skokie D65, New Trier Parents’ Association, North Shore Community Bank, The Family Institute at Northwestern University, and Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U.); and our in-kind sponsor

 

On Monday, December 8, 2014, the acclaimed social psychologist Claude Steele, Ph.D., will present his groundbreaking findings on stereotypes, race and identity in the free presentation Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do, at 7:00 PM, in the Evanston Township High School Auditorium. This event is open to the public and no registration is required.

Then, on  Wednesday, December 10, 2014, local leaders will facilitate two, free, interactive workshops, Identity as a Bridge Between Us, diving deeper into the issues of stereotypes and American identity. The two workshops will be held at 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM and 7 PM to 8:30 PM, in the Evanston Public Library Community Meeting Room. RSVPs are REQUIRED for these workshops at https://bit.ly/SteeleWorkshop. Capacity is limited; individuals may sign up for the morning or evening session, or both. The workshops are ideal for adults and youth ages 12 and up.

Workshop Facilitators and Reflectors will include: Marcus Campbell, Assistant Superintendent-Principal, Evanston Township High School; Tim Dohrer, Ph.D. School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University; Seth Green, Executive Director, Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U.), Eileen Heineman, Racial Justice Co-Director, YWCA Evanston-North Shore, Rachel Nagler, Director of Diversity, North Shore Country Day School, Lonnie Stonitsch, Family Action Network (FAN), and Gloria Woods, Racial Justice Co-Director, YWCA Evanston-North Shore.

“This collaboration with FAN allows us to bring people together for discussion on enlightening topics based on the work of authors who are changing the way we view child, family, and human development. We look forward to producing future programs and workshops with the Family Action Network here at the Library,” said Evanston Public Library Director, Karen Danczak Lyons. 

“FAN is grateful for the support of the Evanston Public Library for these workshops based on the groundbreaking work of Claude Steele. We love the Library’s thoughtful, collaborative approach to its community partnerships — they have extended a very warm welcome,” said Lonnie Stonitsch, FAN Co-Chair and Programming Chair.

 

 

Dr. Steele is the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at the University of California, Berkeley, and previously was the I. James Quillen Dean for the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University, as well as Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology at Stanford. This event supports the widely praised national touring exhibit “RACE: Are We So Different?” now on view at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. Whistling Vivaldi was chosen as the 2014-15 One Book One Northwestern University selection.

Sponsored by Family Action Network (FAN), in partnership with Baker Demonstration School, the ECGC Parent Group at New Trier High School, Evanston Public Library, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Kenilworth D38, North Shore Country Day School, Northwestern University, Roycemore School, Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U.), and YWCA Evanston/North Shore. FAN is grateful for the support of its 2014-15 annual sponsors Compass Health Center, Evanston Township High School D202, Josselyn Center, Make It Better, New Trier High School D203, Pathways.org, the Martin & Mary L. Boyer Foundation, the Mammel Foundation, and Tina & Byron Trott; our strategic partners Evanston/Skokie D65, New Trier Parents’ Association, North Shore Community Bank, The Family Institute at Northwestern University, and Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U.); and our in-kind sponsor