Racial Justice is partnering with the Havertown YMCA to host a 4 part speaker series on race. Anita Friday, Founder of Open Hearts a Path to Racial Healing, kicked off the speaker series on February 27th to a packed room.
Kathy Boccella from the Philadelphia Inquirer wrote an article for Philly.com on Haverford Township's Human Relations Commission's Town Hall on Diversity & Inclusion that took place on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Read Boccella’s article.
On Thursday, April 19, 2018, H-CAN's Krista Malott circulated and spoke at the School District of Haverford Township school board meeting about the Racial Justice Group's report on racial tension in our schools and recommendations to combat it. H-CAN members came out to the school board meeting in force to support.
The Haverford Human Relations Commission has planned a town hall meeting on October 17th at 7 p.m. at the township administrative building to discuss issues revealed in the H-CAN Racial Justice diversity report. Read more in the Delco Times.
On September 26, 2018, the Philadelphia Inquirer published their article “Haverford Schools to face charges of racial harassment at public forum.” The article highlights the Diversity and Inclusion report that members of H-CAN’s Racial Justice group presented to the Haverford school board.
On Sunday, May 20, 2018, H-CAN's Racial Justice action group held a forum on Race and Education Inequity at H-CAN's monthly meeting. Speakers included Maura McInerney from the Education Law Center, Larry Feinberg from the Keystone State Education Coalition, Asheq Fazlullah and Nicole Johns from POWER, and Bonnie Koss from Social FUNdraising and Gatherings.
On May 1, 2018, the Delco Times published the article "Report Charges Racism Is Rampant in Haverford and Its Schools" to report on the Diversity and Inclusion report that H-CAN's Racial Action Group delivered to the School District of Haverford Township at the April 19, 2018 school board meeting.