Diversity Committee Meeting – Monday, May 9th

Diversity Committee Meeting – Monday, May 9th at 8:30 am in the ICT cafeteria

Please join us at the next diversity committee meeting this coming Monday morning,after drop off. We will be discussing the status of our buddy system for new families, possibilities for hosting undoing racism workshops at our school, and additional ways to make our school welcoming to all children and families as we head into our first year as participants in the new NYC school diversity initiative.

The agenda for the meeting is below:

  • Meeting ground rules (how we want to be in the space together)
    • Proposal to rotate facilitation/agenda setting
    • Email communication
    • Setting a regular meeting
  • Undoing Racism Committee report
    • What the group does
    • Potential training opportunity
    • New curriculum ideas/energy
  • New families and buddy system update
  • Diversity Committee PTA executive committee liaison position
    • Roles & expectations of new position
    • Volunteers?
  • Brainstorm: Building on our welcoming school culture
    • Morning drop off
    • Accessibility of events
    • Teacher communication (supplies/field trips)
    • Rosa proposal for cultural sensitivity training
  • Partnering with BNS/PS 133 now that participatory budget not approved
  • Next steps – next meeting