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Jaime-Jin Lewis

Scholarly and Community Advisor

Jaime-Jin Lewis is the Executive Director of Border Crossers, an education-equity nonprofit that equips educators to be leaders of racial equity in their schools and communities. She designs and leads workshops that engage diverse audiences of educators in conversations about race and structural racism and finding solutions for racial equity in schools. In 2011, Jaime-Jin and Border Crossers launched the Talking About Race With K-5 initiative, which has trained over 760 educators from over 75 schools nationally. Jaime-Jin has been cited in The New York Times, Colorlines, Resources in Independent School Education and others. She also presents at conferences like the National Conference on School Diversity, Facing Race 2012, and NYCoRE 2013. She hails from Charlottesville, Virginia and loves fermented foods.

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