Children’s Museum of Atlanta to debut virtual town square series

Program help parents educate children on important issues in their community

By Children’s Museum of Atlanta July 17, 2020

Children’s Museum of Atlanta has long served as a gathering place where families, educators and others come together to learn about and discuss issues important to the community. 

The Museum is launching CMA Town Square: Let’s Talk About . . . a virtual interview series that aims to help families and educators learn about and discuss issues important to our community, as well as provide resources that can help those families have deeper conversations. Weekly guest speakers will discuss topics such as systematic racism, equity in education, mental health and more. During this important time in historythe Children’s Museum of Atlanta is proud to offer a program that helps families to dig deeper on how to raise children who want to work to create a more diverse, inclusive and equitable society for all.

Each session will be 30 minutes long, allowing 20 minutes of interview time with the guest speaker and up to 10 minutes of audience Q&A. The sessions will take place on Facebook live stream and will be posted on the Children’s Museum of Atlanta YouTube channel with a list of resources.  

Children’s Museum of Atlanta is proud to offer the Atlanta community a resource that can help families have a hard conversation about systematic racism

Guest speakers will have a 30-minute conversation with time for Q&A.  The session starts at 10 am.

  • July 16 – Racism in the Classroom: Cori Cain – Director of Strategic Partnerships, The Rollins Center for Language & Literacy at the Atlanta Speech School
  • July 23 – Children’s Intersecting Identities: Stacey French-Lee, Ph. D. – clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education at Georgia State University, Executive Director of campus Child Development Program
  • July 30 – Social Justice Resources for Parents: Brian Williams, Ph. D. – Director of the Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence, clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education in the College of Education at Georgia State University, known as “Dr. Science” at the Children’s Museum of Atlanta

The Children’s Museum of Atlanta is located at 275 Centennial Olympic Park Drive NW in Atlanta, GA 30313.  You can follow the Children’s Museum of Atlanta on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube.

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