The Adultification and Push Out of Black Girls-Cornerstone 130
Adultification bias impacts children of color, particularly African American girls. Learn how practitioners can mitigate this bias to provide more equitable educational outcomes. Dr. Carolyn Strong
2:30 PM - 3:45 PMSat
Adultification bias is defined as a form of racial prejudice where children of color, such as African American girls, are treated as being more mature than they actually are by a reasonable social standard of development. This workshop focuses on how adultification impacts girls in a school setting and how practitioners can work to mitigate these findings to provide more equitable educational objectives and expectations.