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ORGANIZE opportunities for people to work together on equity issues.

Below are actions which will organize our community to effectively face our collective challenges. These were generated by community caucuses during the Choosing Equity Series. Progress on each action is described.

The following list is not all-inclusive – we want to hear your ideas!

 

Create more spaces for students of color
and white students to interact.

This idea was contributed by Asheville City Schools students on May 16, 2018


Create summer and after-school opportunities.

This idea was contributed by Asheville City Schools staff on May 16th, 2018

HAppening

  • The Asheville City Schools Foundation’s In Real Life After-school Program – Learn more.

  • Marvelous Math Club – Learn more.

  • Youthful HAND at Lee Walker Heights – Learn more.

  • United Way weekly Homework Diners at Asheville Middle School – Learn more.

planning

  • Support district work to coordinate summer school providers to prevent overlap and duplication

Dreaming

  • All students have access to uninterrupted after-school and summer opportunities

  • Summer learning loss is entirely eliminated

  • Share Your Ideas!


Address inequities among schools.

This idea was contributed by a caucus of Parents with Privilege on May 16th, 2018

Dreaming


Guarantee all voices and stakeholders are engaged in creating and informing our road to an equitable community.

This idea was contributed by a caucus of Community Members on May 16th, 2018

Happening


Improve and build partnerships between programs and organizations that are similar.
Create partnerships with organizations with expertise in areas where staff and parents need more knowledge.

This idea was contributed by a caucus of Community Members on May 16th, 2018


Prioritize energy, time, and money toward equity.

This idea was contributed by a caucus of Community Members on May 16th, 2018

HAPPENING

  • Choosing Equity Series