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What kind of parent are you? and what is it teaching your child(ren) about their place in the world?

The racial parenting divide: What Adrian Peterson reveals about black vs. white child-rearing

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Black parenting is often too authoritative. White parenting is often too permissive. Both need to change

Sep 19th 6:13pm • No Comments

New blog post in Huffington Post by yours truly!

Tired of All the Talk About Ferguson?

www.huffingtonpost.com

You don't need to be a radical activist to model civility and fairness. You do need to commit to paying attention to the world around you, perhaps in new ways....

Sep 11th 2:56pm • 3 Comments

"Still seen as 3/5 of a man..." Interview with Yusef Salaam, one of the men who recently received a settlement from NYC for being wrongfully locked up for a crime he didn't commit - 25 years later. Multiply this by the thousands of black men wrongfully accused across this country, and you begin to understand the enormity of the problem we have.

'Central Park Five' Member: Settlement Is A 'Bittersweet Type Of Justice'

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Yusef Salaam was 15 years old when he, alongside four others, was wrongly accused of raping and assaulting a female jogger in Central Park. Twenty-five years later -- seven of which Salaam spent in prison -- he and the other men have finally agreed t...

Sep 9th 12:27pm • No Comments

PROVIDING TOOLS
Susan Naimark provides consulting services to grassroots groups, nonprofit organizations, public school parent groups, schools and other public agencies.
BUILDING CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATIONS
My focus is on creating bridges between the different worlds in which I have been deeply involved: public schools, community development organizations, advocacy and organizing groups.
SUSTAINING CHANGE
My work helps people develop the skills, relationships, and understanding that enable them to work together to build equitable communities with renewed energy, motivation and hope.

OVERVIEW OF SERVICES OFFERED

  • training
  • technical assistance
  • supporting leaders, staff, volunteers and constituents

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • community building
  • program development
  • building racial equity
  • cross-cultural collaboration
  • education reform organizing
  • organizational systems to support volunteers and community partnerships
  • participatory decision-making processes