The Black experience in the united states in the western world is based on historical and systemic racism from slavery, colonization, and Jim crow AND one of reSELience from building social movements, cooperative economic structures, and culture that prioritizes and heals Black people.
The #BlackSELSummit Aims to highlight and elevate the voices of African American people in the social-emotional field.
Culturally relevant, research-based SEL resources matter- especially for black youth. Black SEL was launched to intervene in these systems disrupting the school-to-prison pipeline through providing needed skills and resources for school communities.
We rely on the generosity of corporate and private sponsors to help us achieve our goals. We are grateful for each sponsor’s passion for our mission and desire to support those in need.
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.