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2022 Summit Update:
We are positively overwhelmed by the support we received for our BlackSEL Summit 2022! So many came out to be in a community with like-minded Black SEL proponents & allies. A huge thank you once again to our attendees, speakers, volunteers and sponsors!
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February 1, 2022| Article
Black SEL is about acknowledging the ways that SEL competencies have been present in black communities long before the designation or study of social-emotional learning.
March 24, 2022| Commentary
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