Join us on Thursday, June 25th at 3:00pm for a video presentation on The Importance of Social Justice Curriculum in Schools.

Andrea Bazemore is the Founder of The Black Apple, the first black-owned curriculum company on its way to a full K-5 curriculum that is rigorous, culturally relevant, anti-bias, anti-racist, accepting of all abilities and disabilities, and equitable. She is also the Founder of Diverse Kids Read, a non-profit with a mission to provide children with affordable books written and/or illustrated by people of color. Bazemore is an educator who is currently earning her Masters of Education from The John Hopkins University in Early Childhood Education and Teaching and has experience teaching through Teach for America in Tulsa, Oklahoma and in charter and public schools in the Dallas- Fort Worth area.

The Arkansas Arts and Fashion Forum was founded in 2017 with the hope of providing a central location for creative producers in Arkansas to find professional development resources, creative inspiration, and a community of support. The mission of the Arkansas Arts and Fashion Forum is to provide educational opportunities and professional support for aspiring avant-garde fashion designers, artists, and other creative professionals who are committed to building a vibrant and inspired creative fashion community in Arkansas.

The video will be available online beginning on Thursday, June 25th at 3:00 pm at http://www.arkansasfashion.org/talks-and-panels/