We Support

Social Justice

We support the academic achievement, professional development, self-determination and well-being of students, families and adults of color in PK-12 Bay Area schools.

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During the academic year, POCIS organizes and promotes numerous events for students, families, teachers, and administrators.

Next Event: 1/22/2021

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer People of Color Affinity Event

Join Us for a Night of Connection and Community with your Independent School LGBTQ Colleagues of Color.

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Donate Now

Your tax-deductible contribution enables us to provide conferences, scholarships and networking events.

Become A Member

Members attend POCIS events and conferences, network with other diversity allies, gain access to invaluable resources and more!


People of Color In Independent Schools of Northern California supports the academic acheivement, professional development and advancement, self-determination, and well-being of students, families, and adults of color in PK-12 Bay Area schools. We believe that equity, inclusion, multiculturalism, and social justice are integral to quality education for all.

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Board of Directors

We are a group of educators from diverse professional and personal backgrounds.


Meet the Board