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A Conversation with Professor Annette Gordon-Reed: On Juneteenth

On May 3, Professor Annette Gordon-Reed will discuss her newly published book On Juneteenth. Weaving together American history, dramatic family chronicle, and searing episodes of memoir, Gordon-Reed’s On Juneteenth provides a historian’s view of the country’s long road to Juneteenth, recounting both its origins in Texas and the enormous hardships African Americans have endured in the century since, from Reconstruction through Jim Crow and beyond.

Racial and Educational Justice: February 2021

Welcome to the February edition of our Racial and Educational Justice Newsletter. This issue will highlight Black History Month, Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action, a special video message from Macklemore, family resources, a message from Kenmore Elementary's PTA, and upcoming cultural and religious observances.

Racial and Educational Justice: January 2021

Happy New Year! Welcome to the January edition of our Racial and Educational Justice Newsletter. This issue will highlight a message from Superintendent Reid, what the Racial and Educational Justice school teams are reading, resources for families and educators, a message from the Special Education Department, and upcoming cultural and religious observances.

Racial and Educational Justice: December 2020

Welcome to the December edition of our Racial and Educational Justice Newsletter! This issue will highlight  resources for families, scholarship opportunities for graduating seniors, upcoming cultural and religious observances and some fun facts. 

Racial and Educational Justice: November 2020

Welcome to the November edition of our Racial and Educational Justice Newsletter! This issue will highlight resources, upcoming cultural and religious observances, the Racial and Educational Justice Department's presentation at the Oct. 12 School Board Study Session and some fun facts.

Racial and Educational Justice: September 2020

Welcome to the first Racial and Educational Justice newsletter of the 2020-2021 year! In this issue we highlight our department name change, National Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month, resources and more!

Equity & Diversity Newsletter: February 2020

Happy February, everyone! As we welcomed the second month in 2020, it is important to reflect on the equity and diversity related accomplishments in our district. This recognition propels, motivates, and pushes us to continue this work. February is Black History Month, and we are promoting the month by sharing resources and encouraging celebrations with staff and students. 

Black Lives Matter logo

The purpose of this event is to participate in the National Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action; celebrate Northshore’s Black students, families, educators, and community; continue dialogue about equitable changes that have happened and should continue to happen throughout the District; show allyship; and embrace intersectionality.