January 17, 2019
Bolton presents at Kansas National Education Association's inaugural 'Racial and Social Justice in Education Summit'
Debra Bolton, director of intercultural learning and academic success in the Department of Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs, was an invited speaker at the recent Kansas National Education Association's inaugural "Racial and Social Justice in Education Summit" in Topeka.
Bolton's presentation "See Us. Hear our Voices," outlined her multilingual research in southwest Kansas' minority-majority communities and focused on health, well-being and social connectedness.
Bolton also have a second talk, "The Faces of Displacement: Why Families Emigrate," which related the experiences of refugees, other immigrants, and their receiving communities.
The Kansas affiliate of the National Education Association is an employee professional organization committed to advancing the cause of public education focusing on the rights of educators and children in the belief that every children deserves a quality education.