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Find out about what’s coming up this fall and read about what we accomplished last spring.
It was a sunny day in Maplewood Memorial Park for our first annual Cultural Heritage Festival where people watched Chinese Lion Dancers, African drummers and dancers, Hawaiian Hula, and participated in activities like a Karate, Tai Chi, origami, and much more.
The Schools Committee of the Coalition on Race suggested that the district host a diversity hiring fair in order to attract more candidates of color to teach in our schools. 70 candidates signed up!
The Story Door project was on on display at the SOMA Artists Studio Tour. But it’s not over yet….see the doors and add your SOMA story at the Cultural Heritage Festival on June 14th!
Over 90 people gathered to learn about implicit bias, talk about specific instances of different kinds of bias, and hear about some practical tools for personal ‘debiasing.’