"Are you Parenting like the Police…. How much of our parenting mirrors, policing and why? Tips and strategies on how to support yourself and your children better." | Sunday, January 17 | 1:05pm-1:35pm CST
Janelle Scales is Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Anti-Bias Consultant. She is the owner and operator of Janelle Scales LLC, a consulting firm that works with educational institutions and corporations to make work spaces safer for marginalized members. She is a public speaker, educator, activist, writer, homeschooler and mother of two. Her essays on womanism and motherhood have been featured on Yahoo, Scary Mommy, and Expressing Motherhood. She is the co-host of Love is Justus, a social justice podcast centering Black women and femmes. She serves on the board of The Mellon Family Generational Wealth Foundation, a non-profit with a mission to close the wealth gap by granting Black Families grants for down payments to assist with homeownership. She is the cofounder of Neighbors Not Nuisance, a grassroots organization committed to encouraging activism among community members to help improve the lives of marginalized members of society. She is a proud Black American and lifelong California resident.