December 3, 2023

Equity and Inclusion

Anti-Racism Statement

“The School District of the Town of Hartford rejects all forms of racism. Racism in any form will not be tolerated in this school. Hartford Schools are committed to the mission of increasing cultural respect by cultivating greater understanding of concepts of diversity, inclusion, equity, implicit bias, white privilege, white supremacy, and systemic racism.” 

Key Definitions

Dr. Luvelle Brown, award winning and nationally recognized educator, author, and community leader spoke at the Hartford School District's Staff Opening Event in August.  Dr. Brown is "an experienced educator who has held positions as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, school CIO, and Superintendent of Schools. Currently, Dr. Brown is serving as the Superintendent of the Ithaca City School District (ICSD) in Ithaca, New York. During his tenure in Ithaca, the Ithaca City School District has experienced unprecedented levels of success." Read his full bio on his website, and watch his speech to distract staff here:

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Student Affinity Groups

BIPOC/Global Majority/Multicultural Student Affinity Groups for students who identify as a member of the Global Majority (Black, Indigenous, Person of Color, Latinx, Hispanic, biracial and multiracial students) meet weekly at their schools.
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Student Committees

Student Equity Committees for students who are looking to make a positive change in their schools through equity work. These groups meet weekly at their schools.
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