Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

This is an evolving action plan. We remain open to feedback and committed to ongoing improvement. 

Click on each header title to reveal more about each section, then click the title again to collapse the text (PDF copies available for download in English and Spanish below).

I. Program Development

– Adopt culturally responsive teaching practices into all education programs
– Increase access to Hub Farm site and education programs for DPS schools
– Implement restorative practices in conflict resolution
– Continually seek and address feedback

II. Leadership and Representation

– Expand recruitment for staff, interns, volunteers, and Friends of the Hub Farm board members
– Listen to, learn from, and amplify BIPOC voices in public representation, including social media

III. Commitment to Staff Learning

– Participate in DPS Equity Champions program
– Host bi-weekly staff DEI working sessions
– Commit to ongoing professional development

IV. Expand access to outdoor Learning for Durham at large

– Leverage Building Outdoor Learning in Durham (BOLD) group to build capacity for outdoor learning at all DPS schools
– Network with community partners to expand access to outdoor learning outside of DPS

For even more detail on each of these sections, click here to access our working DEI Action Plan document.