LAUSD Human Relations CommissionThe LAUSD Human Relations Commission is functions as a conduit between the community and the LA Board of Education.The Commissioners represent the board members, superintendent, and community partners. Meetings are on the 2nd Thursday of the month, 6-8 p.m. in Beaudry’s Blue Room, and are open to the public.
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2018/19 Human Relations Awards for being the change we wish to see:
Eagle Rock Junior and Senior High School: Be a Friend Project
Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School: It’s Personal Project
Grover Cleveland Charter High School: Youth Media Day Project
Hollywood High School: Black History Awareness Campaign
Los Angeles High School: The All Included Project
Marshall High School: Community Building and Bonding Project
Monroe High School: World Culture Club Project
San Fernando High School: 9/11 Never Forget Memorial Voter Registration Drive
San Fernando High School: Say Something Nice Campaign
San Fernando High School: The Power of Joining Forces Project
San Pedro High School: Promoting and Affirming an Inclusive LGBTQ Community Project
University High School: World Water Day Project
Van Nuys High School: Newcomer Community Inclusion Program
Van Nuys High School: Save the Mind Project
LAUSD Human Relations Commission (HRC) Agenda and Minutes 2018/19
LAUSD Human Relations Commission (HRC) Agenda and Minutes 2015/16
- Standing with Black Students, Staff and Families
Please be sure to check out the recommendations from the Department of Public Health on public demonstrations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our country is experiencing a social movement unlike any other in our childrens' and students lifetimes. Please visit this page to learn more about how we can support and educate the youth and ourselves.
- Native American Heritage Month
November is Native American Heritage month and Human Relations, Diversity & Equity is thrilled to share resources, supports and lesson plans for teachers to introduce this important month of recognition to our students.
Click here to learn more about ways we can recognize the beautiful and lasting contributions that Native people have and continue to make!
- Conversations - Lessons for Advisories & GSAs
HanukkahCONVERSATIONS -mini-lessons for advisories. Please also explore the Human Relations website. The
November 3, 2020 - Biden or Trump the 46th President. FOR MORE RESOURCES, VISIT "TALKING POLITICS" ON THIS SITE
Teaching Resources for the 2020 Election - Facing History: comprehensive collection of lesson plans and resources before and after the November 3 election.
Repairing the Fabric of Democracy - PBS Learning Media
Using the Election as a Teaching Tool - Edutopia
TALKING POLITICS - Also see the Talking Politics section for many more resources
SOGIE - October is LGBTQ History Month; June is Pride month
All Are Welcome - SOGIE affirming classrooms
HUMAN RELATIONS, DIVERSITY & EQUITY
All Are Welcome - welcoming classrooms
The Day Sport Stood Still - On August 26 and 27, many sports teams went on strike to draw attention to Black Lives Matter.
100 years Later - how women got the right to vote
Alike or Different - expanding vocabulary
Asking for Help - promoting help seeking behavior
Loving Yourself - self esteem and postive body image
Moving Forward - maintaining hope during COVID-19
What's in a Name? - lesson on identity
STORIES OF EXCELLENCE:
Dia de los Muertos - October 31 - November 2
Holocaust Remeberance Day - January 27
National Day of Silence - April 23
Denim Day - April 28
Stories of Excellence - Harvey Milk - May 22
- Coronavirus - Pandemics and Xenophobia
What we can’t control might frightens us. Anxiety and suspicion rose as the Coronavirus pandemic spread. Crises evaluate both our humanity and our vulnerabilities. The resources offered here are for teachers, parents and students to support ourselves and each other during this time.
- 2020 Armenian–Azerbaijani
Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: The Genocide of the Armenians - 8-lesson unit on the Armenian genocide by Facing History, Facing Ourselves
Armenian Genocide by the History Channel
What is Intergenerational Trauma? - PPT presentation
- Conversations - Training Materials for Staff
The Office of Human Relations, Diversity & Equity is happy to facilitate trainings for your school/work. The training materials here are longer in length than the ones in the advisories, and geared to an adult audience.
Back to School 2020 - technniques and tips for starting the year burnt out!
ENGAGING AND EMBRACING SOCIAL MEDIA:
- Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity/Expression (SOGIE)
- Stories Not Stigma - You, Me, Us
- Be the Change. It's Our Planet. It's Our Future. Act Now.
Local District Central Talia Guppy, LCSW (she/her)
Local District South Susanna Zoeckler, LCSW (she/her)
Local District East Tina Southern, LCSW (they/she)
Local District West Samantha Gottell Torres, LCSW (she/her)
Local District NW Frances Marion, LCSW (she/her)
Local District NE Cristina Vigil, LCSW (she/her)
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