Hip Hop (In) Justice

In this session we will explore the origins of Hip Hop and its connection to implicit and explicit forms of resistance.

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Indigo Dow

As a Middle School educator and dean of diversity, equity and culture, Indigo Dow’s role is to help students grow into thoughtful, resilient and caring people. Mr. Dow is passionate about multicultural education, restorative practices and transformative justice. He works to build relationships and develop a learning environment where all community members have a voice and are empowered to create positive change at La Jolla Country Day School and in the larger community. 

 

Mr. Dow returned to LJCDS in 2020 after a year away completing his Masters in Education at the University of San Diego and student teaching at High Tech Middle Mesa. He graduated from Colby College with a Bachelor of Arts in American studies and a minor in anthropology. Mr. Dow also played football at Colby, earning the Ironman award his senior year. Before joining the LJCDS community in 2015, Mr. Dow had the opportunity to teach and coach at The Pingry School in New Jersey. 

 

Outside of the classroom, Mr. Dow enjoys snowboarding, scuba diving, traveling, boxing, playing African and Latin drums, laughing and gaining new experiences.

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The Regional Student Diversity Summit (RSDS) is an all day in-person diversity conference for Southern California high school students. This conference focuses on respectful dialogue, the relationship between current and systemic issues, and the potential youth have to catalyze change. Participating students engage with keynote speakers, lecturers, and workshop leaders from around the country on topics of social justice and inclusion at all levels, and build connections between themselves in affinity spaces. RSDS is a grassroots initiative, organized by students of San Diego, California's leading educational institutions. 

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