Everyone is invited to the next Diversity Committee meeting on Thursday March 1, 6pm at the Pacific Library (on 4th Avenue and Pacific Street). Childcare will be provided.
The PS 372 Diversity Committee works to make our school a more inclusive and welcoming environment for students and families from all economic, racial, ethnic, national and religious backgrounds. PS 372 is part of the city wide Diversity in Admissions program which sets aside a certain percentage of incoming Kindergarten seats for families who qualify for Free and Reduced price lunch or are English Language Learners. The committee has been working hard to increase the number of families who apply to our school who qualify for this program.
At our next meeting we'll be discussing what we want and can commit to taking on for the rest of the year. For this discussion, we want to include as many people as possible to figure what we can do to make our school a truly diverse and inclusive environment for families and students. To make this happen, we need all hands on deck to think and work together to improve, change and implement policies for things like: