Affirming Identity Through Curriculum
Hear JP’s VP of Student Programming, Dr. Crystal Palmero Ward, and Kaya Henderson, CEO of Reconstruction US, as they discuss “Affirming Identity: Building Curriculum, Fostering Healthy, Self-Affirming Identities and Centering Black Culture.”
On Inauguration Day, 2021, Dr. Crystal Palmero Ward hosted Kaya Henderson, former chancellor of DC public schools and current CEO of Reconstruction US. Reconstruction US is a new company focused on affirming positive cultural identity in Black children through online K-12 supplemental curriculums. Hear Henderson speak about her inspiration for launching Reconstruction US and her vision for its lasting impact.