Is purposefully anti-racist and anti-bias.
All members of our community know and understand what it means to be anti-racist and share the collective responsibility to address, eliminate, and prevent actions, decisions, and outcomes that result from and perpetuate racism.
Acknowledges that racism is often compounded by other forms of discrimination,
including, but not limited to, audism, ableism, and sexism, as well as other protected classes referenced in (A&O Policy 2.28).
Makes financial decisions that reflect the values of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
Initiatives to address racism and bias within our community are funded and employees working on these critical initiatives are fairly compensated for their work.
Actively works to eliminate inequitable practices for students,
and cultivates the unique gifts, talents, and interests of every child to end the predictive value of social or cultural factors, such as race, class, or gender, on student success.
Actively works to eliminate inequitable practices for employees,
and cultivates the unique gifts, talents, and interests of every employee to end the predictive value of social or cultural factors, such as race, class, or gender, on professional advancement and success.
Respects and champions the diversity
and life experiences of all community members to support the school division’s mission, vision, values, goals, and objectives.
Creates an inclusive environment
where families of BIPOC students feel not only invited to the Clerc Center community, but actively welcomed, included, engaged, and valued.
Actively seeks effective practices for anti-racism and anti-bias
in school and programs nationwide to develop a clearinghouse of information and training resources with the goal of improving the experiences of deaf BIPOC children across the United States.
Ensures employees have the professional development and training
needed to create, maintain, and enhance the vision of a fully equitable and inclusive organization.