In celebration of Black History, we are committed to “go beyond trauma & struggle to examine the liberation, civic engagement, creativity...
... and intersecting identities of black people during Black History Month.” Read more about Teaching the Complete History, from Teaching Tolerance website.
Analyzing and celebrating Black American history helps students think critically about present-day social issues and Why We Need Black History Month. (also from Teaching Tolerance website)
In Nyack Public Schools, we are invested in building the leadership capacity, trust, and common analysis to make the systemic changes required if we are to achieve racial equity. Recognizing we have far to go, we reach towards becoming a truly anti-racist multi-cultural educational institution in the daily work of undoing racism.