The Equity Council is a group of students, teachers, administrators and community members, many of whom began working together in May 2009, to identify and recommend ways that the District can be a more equitable place for all.
In 2013, the New Haven Board of Education passed a board policy for Equity. The link to that policy is here.
The Equity Council meets once a month ,during the school year, to discuss how schools are adequately addressing social justice issues and to find ways to improve.
It's priorities are to:
All priorities seek to identify and remedy habitual patterns of unintentional racism and bias.
Each of our school site also hosts a Site Equity Council. Please contact your Principal for more information.
If you would like to become a member of this Council, please feel free to contact any of the Council Tri-Chairs:
Mani Allen- Special Day Class Teacher, Alvarado Elementary School- firstname.lastname@example.org
Ramón Camacho- Principal, Cesár Chávez Middle School - email@example.com
Tracie Noriega- Director, Assessment and Evaluation- firstname.lastname@example.org