$80,000 (Project Timeline: 1 year)
The Anti-Racist Pedagogy Working Group in collaboration with CETLS seeks to implement projects beginning Summer 2021 with ongoing faculty and student development throughout the 2021-22 AY. This project builds on the highly successful Anti-Racist Pedagogy workshop series offered through CETLS in the Spring 2021 and attended by over 60 faculty members. Participants expressed a strong need for a more extensive exploration of the topic of anti-racist pedagogy. The team plans to expand this work throughout Summer 2021 into Spring 2022. The overall objective of this proposed project is to increase awareness and implementation of anti-racist pedagogical practices at BMCC which aligns with the strategic goal to “increase equity, foster inclusion, and dismantle systematic racism.” The team emphasizes the need to do extensive exploration of the topics of race, racism, racial identity, anti-racism, and anti-racist pedagogy throughout a summer workshop and to offer programming through CETLS and coaching for faculty throughout the Fall and Spring semesters (as detailed in the proposal below).