SEEN Weekly Update – How Can You Get Involved?

Dear SEEN Community, We are still seeing the reverberating impact from the Demystifying Critical Race Theory forum from last week. Programs like this help call more people into this work and we couldn’t do it without you! Thank you to everyone who helped support this program – our co-organizers (MLK Saratoga, Skidmore’s Black Studies Program,Continue reading “SEEN Weekly Update – How Can You Get Involved?”

BOE Meeting – Oct 12, 2021

Board of Education Meeting Minutes (SEEN)October 12, 2021Notes taken by Rebecca Lynch For the fall semester, BOE meetings are rotating through different school buildings. At 6:30 p.m., Trustees took a tour of Division Street Elementary school, and returned to the cafeteria for the public meeting scheduled for 7:00 p.m. View the meeting. Read the MeetingContinue reading “BOE Meeting – Oct 12, 2021”

SEEN Weekly Update – Critical Conversations and More!

Dear SEEN Community, Tuesday’s Critical Conversations panel, “Demystifying Critical Race Theory,” was inspiring, challenging, and invigorating! Many thanks to those who joined, and especially to our moderator and panelists. To Dr. Renata Williams, Dr. Winston Grady-Willis, Dr. A. Tina Wagle, and Dr. Anthony Paul Farley: Thank you. To each of you who joined: Thank you.Continue reading “SEEN Weekly Update – Critical Conversations and More!”

SEEN Weekly Update – Week of 10/1!

Dear SEEN Community, We are quickly approaching the first panel in our “Critical Conversations” series, this one on “Demystifying Critical Race Theory.” If you haven’t yet signed up to attend, please register to join us on Zoom next Tuesday, October 5th at 7 p.m. We would also appreciate you sharing information about this event withContinue reading “SEEN Weekly Update – Week of 10/1!”

Sept 2021: Hispanic Heritage Month and Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Happy Fall! Late this summer we collaborated with some local educators to participate in the Teach Truth Pledge Days of Action. Educators from around the country gathered at local sites to pledge to teach truth in their classrooms. The autumnal holidays of Columbus Day, Indigenous People’s Day, and Thanksgiving epitomize the challenge we face asContinue reading “Sept 2021: Hispanic Heritage Month and Indigenous Peoples’ Day”

Our Community

Dear SEEN Community, SEEN formed in June 2020 in response to race-based policing and brutality. We came together in recognition of the potential impact of a network of individuals working collectively and in the hopes of building a more equitable community by starting with our youth in our schools. Our focus remains on educational equityContinue reading “Our Community”

BOE Meeting – Sept 21, 2021

Board of Education Meeting Minutes (SEEN)September 21, 2021Notes taken by Lisa Glazer Note: Prior to meeting, there was a recognition for 20 employees with 25 years of service (each was able to select a book of their choice to be donated to one of the school libraries) 7:01 Roll Call 7:02 Approval of minutes forContinue reading “BOE Meeting – Sept 21, 2021”

SEEN Weekly Email – Back to School!

Dear SEEN Community, Welcome back to a new year! May it be a sweet new year—double so if you celebrated Rosh Hashanah last week! There is a lot going on in our community and across the country in the quest for anti-racism. At SEEN we have a focused mission on equity and anti-racism in ourContinue reading “SEEN Weekly Email – Back to School!”

BOE Meeting – Sept 9, 2021

Board of Education Meeting Minutes (SEEN)September 9, 2021Notes taken by Erin Leary For the fall semester, BOE meetings are rotating through different school buildings. At 6:30 p.m., Trustees took a tour of Lake Avenue Elementary school, and returned to the cafeteria for the public meeting scheduled for 7:00 p.m. View the meeting. I. Roll callPresent:Continue reading “BOE Meeting – Sept 9, 2021”