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How Can We Educate Children About Anti-Racism? with Laura Henry Allain MBE

Join Laura Henry Allain MBE, creator of the well-loved CBeebies show JoJo and Gran Gran, who will discuss her work in education and race and anti-racism education in children’s TV.

  • 27th October 2022 - 27th October 2022
  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Wolfson College student Annoa Abekah-Mensah sits down with Laura Henry Allain MBE to discuss her work in education and race and anti-racism education in children’s TV and books.

Laura Henry-Allain MBE is an award-winning international writer, motivational and keynote speaker and consultant. She is the creator of the well-loved CBeebies show JoJo and Gran Gran, of which she is the associate producer.

She is the vice-president of the British Association for Early Childhood Education and an educational consultant for several well-known brands as well as children’s media, television and publishing. Her new bestselling children’s book, My Skin, Your Skin, explores race and racism, and empowers children to be the best versions of themselves.

She started her career more than 30 years ago as an Early Years teacher and has worked in the education, care and health sectors, with children and their families, organisations and governments on a global level. She received an MBE in the New Year Honours list 2021, for services to education.

The conversation will take place from 6:30-8pm in the Combination Room (above the Porters’ Lodge), with a drinks reception served beforehand from 6.00-6.30pm.   

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  • Cloakroom facilities
  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • On site parking

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  • Accessibility Guide
  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Blue Badge Parking
  • Designated wheelchair public toilet
  • Staff available to assist
  • Wheel chair accessible
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