Grand Rapids Public Schools’ commitment to Equity and Inclusion is stated in the district-wide mission: We aim to “ensure all Grand Rapids Public Schools students are educated, productive, and self-directed members of society by ensuring access to an equitable education experience that celebrates and capitalizes on the diversity of our students, staff, and community.” GRPS’ Family and Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.) office is committed to supporting this mission by encouraging our district’s families and community partners to become agents of change. We believe that critical conversations need to happen around race and equity.
October’s issue of Power Parent Magazine aims to encourage GRPS families to reflect, discuss, and connect around these topics as a community. Continue reading to learn more!