• Greenwood Student Exploring the updated world view

    Ethnic Studies at the Greenwood

    At its core, Ethnic Studies speaks to both pedagogy and content.  Ethnic Studies is a human-centered pedagogy that engenders teachers developing trusting relationships with their students grounded in a deep appreciation and understanding of their lives, experiences, and cultures.  Ethnic Studies provides engaging content that supports the identity development of students from all racial and ethnic backgrounds by drawing from their experiences, exposing them to new horizons, and fostering their ability to reflect critically and take action in the community.

     By the time Greenwood students have graduated, they will have deeply explored their own identities and histories as well as the histories of others. They will be able to critically analyze systems of oppression that operate and feel empowered to take meaningful action. They will have a community to continuously engage in ongoing healing and transformation.