Jan. 24 PTSA General Session Meeting to Feature Equity & Inclusion Presentation

Join us at the PTSA January General Session meeting on Wednesday, January 24! We will have a short business meeting followed by a special presentation, “Talking With Your Kids About Race and Racism,” whether in the school yard, in the news, or around the globe. All Hazel Wolf K-8 community members are welcome!

This is an opportunity for our community to have a conversation about the implications of race within our school community. With our school district focused on reducing the racial achievement gap and our school being selected as part of this year’s racial equity team cohort, the PTSA would like to support open conversations about race within our school community. We are excited to have our own community members lead this conversation.

The presenters will be Aselefech Evans, who is the Equity and Inclusion Coordinator for Cross Cultural Health Programs, and Maureen McCauley, who has an extensive professional background in child welfare advocacy, especially around adoption and foster care. Together, they are the black mother and white grandmother respectively of one of our Hazel Wolf students. They have given numerous presentations and workshops, together and separately, on the topic of race, as well as on interracial families, racial identity, cultural competency and more.

Aselefech and Maureen are looking forward to a lively and thoughtful discussion. They welcome everyone to the table, and will provide resources for attendees to take home.

Location: Hazel Wolf Cafetorium
Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Just prior to our meeting we will be recognizing the students who entered the Reflections contest this year. Join us to celebrate their art from 5:45-6:15 pm.

Volunteer babysitting provided in the library (our babysitters accept tips!).

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