Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI)

Langley PTSA Launches Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

January 2021
The PTSA's new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee will support Langley’s focus on creating a safe space for all students. Our goal is to start the important conversation about how we can be a PTSA that includes and honors all voices, advocates for equity and celebrates the diversity in our Langley community.

Contact us! We want to hear your input and ideas. Please email DEI Committee Chair Heather Murphy Capps at heathermcxx@gmail.com.

Black History Month: 28 Days of Equity Awareness Project

February 2021
Langley is commemorating Black History Month this February with its 28 Days of Equity Awareness project. All are invited to read, view and listen to the 28 short readings, videos and podcasts (listed here and in the box on this page). The DEI Committee's goal is to begin a conversation in which we investigate perspectives from marginalized voices.

Mark your calendars! Join us each Friday at noon in February for a "Friday Reflections" lunch discussion, where we'll reflect on the week's material from the 28-Day list. Click here to RSVP -- an email link will be sent out each morning before the discussion (Feb 5, 12, 18, 26).

In addition, join us on Tues, Feb 16 at 7:30 pm for a Langley pyramid-wide book discussion on the first 7 chapters of Blindspot:  Hidden Biases of Good People. (These chapters are among the selections on the 28-Day reading list.) Click here to RSVP -- an email link will be sent out on Feb 16.
 

DEI Resources

28-Day Equity Awareness List

Click on the reading, video and podcast links below for each day of the Equity Awareness Project. Want to download the list? Click here!

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Day 1

Perspectives in Poetry:

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Day 12

  • Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People (buy on Amazon; buy on Bookshop), by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald (Bantam Books, 2016), Chapter 1 - 2 

Day 13

Day 14

  • Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People, by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald (Bantam Books, 2016), Chapter 5-6

Day 15

  • Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People, by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald (Bantam Books, 2016), Chapter 7

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Day 28

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