On Saturday, November 22, Marisa Lee, Jovan Sematimba, Jamiru Kasozi, Kavya Sebastian, Ashwini Chauhan, Rima Patel, Jahir Williams, and Minji Kim attended the IDEAS Conference at Wheelock College.
Special thanks to Burlington Administration for signing on to IDEAS and supporting students!
Initiatives for Developing Equity and Achievement for Students (IDEAS), a program of EDCO, facilitated a Student Leadership Conference for 11th, and 12th grade students from member high schools. The purpose of the conference was to engage students from a range of racial and ethnic backgrounds in conversations on issues of racism, intolerance, discrimination, and allied behavior.
GOALS OF CONFERENCE:
"The conference was such an incredible experience, and a lot of fun! Meeting kids from other towns and hearing their stories made you feel inspired to make a difference. It may have taken up my Saturday, but it was SO worth it!" Kavya, Grade 11
Here are links to some resources.
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Christina Chang teaches art and design to students in grades 9-12.
Burlington Public Schools