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Avoiding Racial Equity Detours by Paul Gorski

Gorski discusses four common “detours” schools take avoiding the changes necessary in achieving genuine equity.  He follows that discussion with five equity literacy principles that can help schools avoid equity detours and maximize the impact of equity efforts. He notes,…

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Simply Hiring People of Color Is Not a Racial Equity Strategy

Lily Eisner, Policy & Program Assistant, YWCA USA, explains that diversity and inclusion in organizations and workplaces does not end with the hiring of people of color, but requires work on the part of white employees to ensure a racially…

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Equity Audit Report for the Princeton Public Schools

At the Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Princeton Board of Education meeting, educational consultant Marceline DuBose discussed the findings and recommendations from the equity audit that was conducted since December 2017.  The audit consisted of reviews of policies, analysis of available…

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Equity Literacy Initiative founder shares tips

Paul C. Gorski, founder of the Equity Literacy Initiative (equityliteracy.org) recently shared these tips on his Facebook page: According to activists of color I interviewed for a study on burnout in racial justice activists, white activists must prepare themselves better…

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Unlocking the Potential of Parents to Fight for Racial Equity in Schools, May 29, 2018

UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF PARENTS TO FIGHT FOR RACIAL EQUITY IN SCHOOLS A conversation with leaders of the organization Kindred about their work mobilizing parents REGISTER TO JOIN this free, hour-long, online conversation happening this coming Tuesday, May 29th, at 8:30 pm ET For…

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