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JUSTICE

EQUITY

DIVERSITY

INCLUSION

OUR JEDI COMMITMENT

 

Together we affirm that every person has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We are committed to creating and cultivating a safe environment where all individuals feel respected and valued equally. We are committed to a nondiscriminatory and anti-racist approach and are committed to dismantling any inequities within our policies, systems, programs and services.

EMPOWERED VOICES: A Photovoice Project

DID YOU KNOW?

By 8 months old, babies can notice differences between race

 

By ages 2 to 4, children have an understanding of racial bias

 

At around age 12, kids may become set in their beliefs about racial bias and cultural understanding

Research shows that black teens may experience racism up to 5 times a day

 

Racism and discrimination can contribute to health inequities, including mental health symptoms

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We believe the best way to combat social injustice is through increasing our knowledge and awareness about it. We have created a list of our favorite resources, including websites, videos, books, and podcasts about social justice to share with you. As new resources become available, we will continue to add to this list. 

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We will continue to fight for social justice through our commitment to being

#DefendersOfPotential

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Our Thoughts on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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Educational and Organizational Resources for Everyone

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Resources for Parents and Mentors

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Resources for Youth