Introductory Webinar

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

4:00 pm
VASS Webinar

Explore the new Choices Program curriculum unit Racial Slavery in the Americas: Resistance, Freedom, and Legacies and engage in lessons and activities from the curriculum. The unit will support both students’ and teachers’ inquiry into a global history of slavery and its legacies. It includes readings and lessons on the human geography of the transatlantic slave trade; data, primary source, and art analysis; Juneteenth; reparative justice; public memorials; and more.

This webinar is part of the Vermont Alliance for the Social Studies Winter 2020 Virtual Speaker Series.  


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The statue of Le Marron Inconnu in Haiti showing a freed person blowing a conch shell pointed to the sky. The statue is set against a backdrop of buildings, palm trees, and hills.

All participants receive a free Digital Editions license to the unit, valid until September 30, 2021.


This workshop is appropriate for high school history and other social studies educators, including IB and AP educators. High school humanities teachers often use our materials and are also invited to attend.

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Mimi Stephens

Choices Director of Sales and Professional Development
Mimi is the Director of 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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