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Input on ICCSD Attendance Area Development & Diversity Policy

The Black Voices Project is holding a meeting for families with children in the ICCSD on Thursday, May 8 from 6-8 PM at The Spot in Iowa City. BVP wants to make sure families understand and give input to the ICCSD on Attendance Area Development and the Diversity Policy. Please come!!

Dinner begins right at 6, with a BVP presentation and small-group discussion starting at 6:30. Superintendent Murley will then receive questions and comments from the group. All are welcome to enjoy a free meal with friends and neighbors and MAKE YOUR VOICES HEARD. Activities for kids will be provided. Call 319-329-1492 if transportation is needed. Co-sponsored by Family2Family.

The Spot is located at 1030 Cross Park Ave, behind Stuff Etc. in Pepperwood Plaza.

Follow-up Letter to ICCSD about MLK Day Decision

The Coalition for Racial Justice strongly opposed the school board’s decision to hold school on the MLK holiday.  Please see our letter addressed to families in the district regarding this issue.

Iowa City and Coralville City Council Racial Equity Surveys

Our 2013 City Council Racial Equity Surveys are now online.  Click here to learn more about Iowa City candidatesClick here for Coralville candidates.

School Board Racial Equity Survey

Our 2013 School Board Racial Equity Survey is now online. Click here to learn more.

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Racial Equity Report

Click here or on the cover image for the full PDF version of the Racial Equity Report.

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Although the Equity Report is based on local issues, it can serve as a guidebook for leaders in other communities working toward promoting racial equity and fairness.

The challenges we face are common in communities across the nation.

Feel free to contact us if you’d like to learn more about how you can take action in your local community.

Moment of Mourning

The video below is a compilation from a public gathering in Iowa City about racial justice and equality.