POCIS Roundtable for Equity, Inclusion & Diversity Leaders

We are looking forward to all of you joining us for our upcoming POCIS Roundtable for Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity Leaders: Turning Challenges into Best Practices. This is for all POCIS Member School faculty/staff who identify as leaders in Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity work in the Lower, Middle or High School levels. Join us on… Continue Reading

SF Friends School Community Film Night featuring “American Promise”

San Francisco Friends School is proud to present "American Promise." The film will be shown Friday November 14 from 6-8:30pm in our Black Box Theater.    "American Promise" spans 13 years as Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson, middle-class African-American parents in Brooklyn, N.Y., turn their cameras on their son, Idris, and his best friend, Seun,… Continue Reading

Black boys K-5 event at Prospect Sierra

Dear Families of K-5 Black/African American boys, We’d like to invite your family to a special event co-hosted by Vanguard Alliance and Prospect Sierra School, “Cultivating joyful and successful learning in our schools: a community gathering for K-5 Black boys, their families and teachers.” It takes place on Saturday morning, November 15th, 9am-1 pm at… Continue Reading

Civil Rights Leader John Lewis Talks to San Francisco Students About the Continuing March for Equality

Congressman's Powerful Graphic Novel — March: Book One — Written to Inspire a New Generation     SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Sep 8, 2014) – United States Representative John Lewis (GA-5) will talk to San Francisco students and the community about the continuing struggle for equality as recounted in his acclaimed new graphic novel, March: Book… Continue Reading

On Empathy and Mental Health: a Town Hall Meeting in Response to Ferguson

Sept 15 , at San Francisco University High School, we will host a town hall to reflect and talk about the events that occurred in Ferguson this past summer, this gathering will start at 5:30PM, and run until 7:30PM. Dinner will be provided This special gathering will be held at:  San Francisco University High School… Continue Reading

SFFS Film Night and Conversation

Join us for a film screening of "Off and Running" and discussion about equity & inclusion. A touching and challenging portrait of Brooklyn teenager Avery, a track star with a bright future. She is the adopted African-American child of white Jewish lesbians. Her older brother is black and Puerto Rican and her younger brother is… Continue Reading