Online Workshop

Racial Slavery in the Americas: Resistance, Freedom, and Legacies

4:30 pm — 7:30 pm
Online Workshop
Providence, RI

NOTE: This workshop is full. Another section with the same content is being offered on September 22.

Participants will:

EXPLORE the new Choices Program unit Racial Slavery and the Making of the Americas and engage in lessons and activities from the curriculum. The curriculum will support both students’ and teachers’ inquiry into a global history of slavery and its legacies;
LEARN from a content presentation related to a theme found in the unit;
HEAR about the mission and work of the Center for the Slavery and Justice at Brown University.

Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice (CSSJ) at Brown University.
Statue of Harriet Tubman on the Underground railroad

All participants receive a one-year Digital Editions license for the Choices unit, Racial Slavery and the Making of the Americas.

A four-hour certificate of attendance will be provided, which reflects one hour of reading and reflecting that is expected to be completed by all participants before the workshop.

Free, thanks to generous funding from CSSJ.

Registration:  You must register with a school email. If you register and do not attend, we will bill your school a $50 cancellation fee.


This workshop is limited to high school history and other social studies educators. High school humanities teachers often use our materials and are also invited to attend.

A limited number of seats have been reserved for Providence (Rhode Island) Public School high school teachers.

Enrollment is limited to 25. Please register early.

Headshot of Mimi Stephens

Mimi Stephens

Choices Director of Sales and Professional Development
Mimi is the Director of Sales and Professional Development for the Choices Program. Prior to joining the Choices Program in 2011, Mimi worked at Clark University where she served as the Director of the Teacher Center for Global Studies supporting K12 social studies teachers throughout Massachusetts for more than 20 years. Mimi holds a Masters in International Development and Social Change from Clark University.
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