Video Resources

Why Black SEL Matters

Understanding the Impact

In 2020, SEL practitioners united to launch a campaign emphasizing the critical role of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in Black communities. Through this initiative, we successfully highlighted and elevated voices to ensure the sustained impact of SEL in these communities.

Panels Discussions

Our panel discussions are thoughtfully curated to address the unique challenges faced by students, parents, teachers, and communities regarding Social Emotional Learning (SEL). Featuring panelists and moderators with rich, culturally responsive perspectives and extensive experience in the SEL field, these discussions offer valuable insights. Click the image banners to watch videos, learn about the panelists, and access resources from these impactful sessions.

Breakout Sessions

Breakout sessions feature hosts’ from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to take a deeper look at the importance and relevance of SEL- both in and out the classroom. Click the images to learn more and watch videos.

Reflections on Past BlackSEL Summits

We were positively overwhelmed by the support received for our annual BlackSEL Summits! Each year, many have come out to join the community of like-minded Black SEL proponents and allies. BlackSEL encompasses all of us, and we are thrilled that you have chosen to be part of something as impactful and historic as this movement.

Summit 2023

Summit 2022

Summit 2021