Bank Street Education Center

Center on Culture, Race & Equity

The Center on Culture, Race & Equity at Bank Street College of Education partners with educators, community members, and leaders to collaboratively shift beliefs, behaviors, and practices so that children of all backgrounds can thrive and realize their full potential. Recent and current projects include working with NYSED Office of Special Education, DOE Pre-K, DOE elementary and middle schools, Community based early childhood organizations based in the Bronx, the Lower East Side and Brooklyn, and DCPS.



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Our Mission

Through research, professional development, and community partnership, we collaboratively shift adult belief and practices to be culturally responsive and strength-based. This leads to equitable environments and policies, so that children of all backgrounds can thrive and realize their full potential.
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Nov 19
RT @connect4mation: This has been a very long time coming! I worked w/highly skilled early childhood educators in community based organizat…
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Oct 30
RT @HalleyTCF: Takiema Bunche-Smith discusses how we make sure that the conversation about integration isn’t framed around a white middle-c…
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Oct 30
RT @trustfrlearning: “What is quality? If it doesn’t start with equity...then we’re not really talking about quality.” Takiema Bunche-Smith…