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).

[expand title=”I. Program Improvement” tag=”h2″]
– Implement culturally responsive teaching practices
– Adopt restorative practices in conflict resolution
– Continually seek and address feedback

[expand title=”II. Equitable Access to Site & Programs” tag=”h2″]
– Improve physical access to the Hub Farm site
– Improve access to meaningful outdoor experiences for communities with different abilities
– Commit to language justice

[expand title=”III. Leadership and Representation” tag=”h2″]
– Expand recruitment for staff, interns, volunteers, and Friends of the DPS Hub Farm board members
– Listen to, learn from, and publicly represent DPS student and community voices

[expand title=”IV. Commitment to Staff Learning” tag=”h2″]
– Participate in DPS Equity Champions program
– Host monthly staff DEI working sessions
– Commit to ongoing professional development

[expand title=”V. Capacity Building for Outdoor Learning in DPS” tag=”h2″]
– Leverage Building Outdoor Learning Durham (BOLD) to offer 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.