Please join Communities United Against Hate – Montgomery County on the morning of Sat, October 7th and the afternoon of Sun, October 22nd for our first ever Schools Conference. This FREE county-wide conference for parents, students, teachers, school staff, and concerned residents, will include a dozen concurrent/plenary sessions and workshops hosted by leaders of the County Council, Board of Education, County Office of Human Rights, MC Public Schools, MC Council of PTAs, Student Government Association, MC Education Association, NAACP, CASA, Anti-Defamation League, and influential minority, religious, and community groups. Please send this invitation to your friends, colleagues and neighbors. There is no admission fee for attending this conference.
Come to our workshops and participate in discussions with elected officials, county government leaders, and community leaders who shape policies and programs in our schools. Workshop topics will include:
- School climate, nature/extent of bias incidents, and efforts to measure these problems accurately
- Systemic and historic discrimination Initiatives to address hate, bias and bullying
- Student & parental capacity building, and community engagement
- Student achievement gap & Universal Pre-K
- Legal rights of students
- Effects of ending DACA, and initiatives by CASA and other community groups to enact DACA into law
Please send this invitation to your friends, colleagues and neighbors. There is no admission fee for attending this conference.
Conference Program PDF
Additional sponsors include: Jews United for Justice, Silver Spring UMC, Faith Community Working Group, JCRC, Chevy Chase UMC, Sikh Kid2Kid, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, Committee on Hate/Violence, OCA Asian Pacific American Advocates, National Council of Negro Woman – Montgomery County Section, Neighbors for Good, Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, Shaare Torah Synagogue, Woman’s Democratic Club of Montgomery County, Impact Silver Spring, Our Voices Matter, and more to be added.