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
- 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.
- Conversations - lessons for advisories & GSAs
In the news...
TALKING POLITICS - Also see the Talking Politics section for many more resources
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
National Day of Silence - April 23
Denim Day - April 28
- 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:
- Let's Talk - Politics
"What truly makes our country great is its diversity. I've seen that beauty in so many ways over the years. Whether we are born here or seek refuge here, there's a place for us all. We must remember it's not my America or your America. It's our America." Michelle Obama, 2019
In times of conflict, divisive rhetoric, and information overload, students benefit from opportunities for meaningful dialogue about the issues that we are facing today. Let’s Talk has articles and lesson plans on crises and conflicts, politics and government.
- Now Matters Later
- 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.
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