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01/16/2025, Conscious Conversations: Embracing Anti-Racism in Practice

Date: 01/16/2025 Time: 3:30-4:30 Location: internet Type: Webinar


This session will provide an overview of the concepts of race, racism, and anti-racism, emphasizing race as a social construction and social determinant of health. Participants will be provided with practical strategies to enact their anti-racism journey.

Learning Objectives

  1. Define anti-racism and distinguish between ideologies “not racist” and “anti-racist”.
  2. Explain socially constructed racism and anti-blackness as a social determinant of health.
  3. List 5 practical strategies for enacting one’s anti-racism journey.


R. Danielle Scott, Ph.D.

R. Danielle Scott, Ph.D., CCC-SLP (she/her) is an Assistant Professor at Minnesota State University Mankato in the Communication Sciences & Disorders Program, leading the efforts in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). She teaches courses such as Culturally Responsive Practices, DEI Seminar, and Cultural Humility. Earning her Master of Arts degree in speech-language pathology, and her doctorate in psychology, Dr. Scott’s research pertains to school-based speech-language pathologists’ therapeutic relationships with culturally and linguistically diverse students. Dr. Scott has 6 years of experience as an educational SLP in Atlanta, GA and Houston, TX. Her areas of interest include Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Cultural Humility, Mental/Emotional Wellness, Social Justice, and Counseling.


Email Sue Wright at the SETC office

Clock hours for this webinar and others in this series are available from ESD105 for a small fee. The following Professional Development Enroller link provides more information about clock hours: