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How a STEM Program Helps Students of Color See Themselves in Science

By Kaylee Domzalski — August 25, 2020 4:30

In Oregon, where Black students make up only 5 percent of the student body, Camp ELSO is working on introducing students of color to a multicultural approach for STEM education. From gathering in gardens, playing with plant-based dyes, and cooking up vegan meals, small groups of Portland youngsters of color were introduced to science in their community.

Kaylee Domzalski is a video producer for Education Week, telling meaningful stories that impact the field.
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