Category Archives: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

What Do We Do About Halloween?

We all know that this has been a challenging year. From a global pandemic to sweeping social unrest, we’ve had to really examine how we define our community, and what our place in it is.  Now Halloween is almost upon us, and it’s time to look at the holiday from every angle and ponder its… Read More »

Online Book Club – An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

The HES PTA is pleased to facilitate a discussion about An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, the latest selection of the HES Equity Committee. Please join us on Wednesday, November 18, immediately following the PTA General Meeting, to discuss this “meticulously documented…thought-provoking treatise” and 2015 American Book Award-winner. If you… Read More »

Missed the August Community Equity Forum?

If you missed Equity forum held Monday, August 3, you’re in luck! This amazing session was recorded and is here for you watch. Visit https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/4PUqBLOty3hOQInqw0zYY_Q7Gd3hT6a81HUerqVYmBoXFf8gNl373E5uMyZa9HHb with the password: 3n$=U9w= for full access to everything covered.

Online Book Club – Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Tatum, PhD

The HES PTA is pleased to facilitate a discussion about Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Tatum, PhD, the latest selection of the HES Equity Committee. Please join us on Thursday, October 1 from 7-8:30 to discuss this “unusually sensitive” national bestseller. Using the Courageous Conversations protocol (https://courageousconversation.com/about/),… Read More »