INSPIRED BY THE FILM RESPECT AND THE LIFE OF ICON AND ACTIVIST ARETHA FRANKLIN, IN SESSION TALKS IS AN INITIATIVE
TO CLOSE THE EQUITY GAP
FOR YOUTH OF COLOR FROM UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES BY CREATING EDUCATIONAL AND INSPIRING CONTENT SUPPORTING
AND WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT. THROUGH A SERIES OF MASTER CLASSES WITH CELEBRATED PERFORMERS, COMPOSERS, MUSIC
PROFESSIONALS, AND HIGH-ACHIEVING WOMEN OF COLOR, WE HOPE TO BROADEN THE HORIZONS AND ASPIRATIONS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
AND INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION OF ARTISTS AND LEADERS.
Each video is accompanied by a discussion guide and survey link. The downloadable guides provide questions for
facilitating conversations in classrooms and groups. The brief survey allows us to collect valuable feedback from
teachers and students to help us continue to develop and support this resource.
IN SESSION TALKS WAS PRODUCED WITH SUPPORT FROM THE W.K. KELLOGG FOUNDATION, AND IN PARTNERSHIP WITH: