Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Thanks to grants from the Nellie Mae Foundation and the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, CABE has created this Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion section on our website. It provides information, articles, equity lenses, and assessment tools for Boards to use in examining policies and practices on issues of equity and diversity and ensuring that every student has the opportunity to thrive.

We hope you find these tools helpful. Check back periodically as more resources will be added.

Click here for more information on the CABE Diversity Committee.

Articles of Interest:

From NSBA - Charges for Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

From Brookfield Board of Education - Resolution on Promoting Diversity and Equity

Juneteenth: A Personal Reflection By Martha C. Brackeen-Harris, EdD, CABE Consultant
Juneteenth--"Now Work for All of Us" by Robert Rader, Executive Director, CABE'

The MidAtlantic Equity Consortium has a robust website with materials and timely archived webinars. https://maec.org

MAEC is sponsoring a webinar Black Lives Matter at School: A Conversation with Educators, June 30 at 1:00. Register here: https://maec.org/covid-19/black-lives-matter-at-school-a-conversation-with-educators-on-the-intersections-of-activism-and-pedagogy/

Dr. Ibram Kendi will be head of the BU Center for Antiracist Research this fall.  He had an informal conversation with the Boston Globe last week. We’ll be reaching out to him to introduce him to you and our work. https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/06/20/arts/read-it-ibram-x-kendi-how-build-an-antiracist-movement/

Statement from CABE's President Donald Harris and Executive Director Robert Rader
The anger was palpable in 1968. It will be with us as long as racism still infects us.
Culturally Competent Schools: Guidelines for Secondary School Principals
A Root Cause of the Teacher-Diversity Problem
The Connecticut State Board of Education's Five-year Comprehensive Plan, 2016-21
Racial Equity Tool
Engaging in Self-Reflection and Growth for Equity Tool
Equity Lens Bookmark
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
Supporting Latino Students
Truth Reconciliation and the Path Forward
Good News and Bad: CT Does Well Overall, But, Achievement Gap Persists
UCLA Hails Connecticut Integration Efforts
NSBA Equity Brief
Book Review of Excellence Through Equity - by Robert Rader
What Can We Learn from the Perspective of Black Teachers? - by Robert Rader
White Privilege and Empathy - by Robert Rader
Do You Know What A ‘Microaggression’ Is? - by Robert Rader
Educator Diversity and the Benefits for All Students - by Robert Rader

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