All children have the right to grow and live in a healthy, safe and nurturing academic environment, surrounding by adults who care about them.
In School Policing & Safety
The data is clear:
Arrest rates of children increased substantially after schools received federal grants to hire police officers, starting in 1999.
Community & Schools
Building a diverse, inclusive workforce for the future….
In Youth & the Future
Creating a “new” pipeline for the future of diversity, inclusion & equity academic workforce.
FACT: only about 14.6% of ALL teachers are Black or Latino, while near 60% of all public school students are non-white.
There is also evidence that white students benefit from having a racially and ethnically diverse teaching staff by:
Due to recent events, on behalf of My Covenant Place, we would like to express our condolences to the families that lost loved ones due to the acts of violence perpetrated by the police. At My Covenant Place we don’t condone violence or racial prejudices in any form. We stand in solidarity with the protesters and law enforcement that oppose the injustices of their colleagues. As we confront this problem BLACK men and women have faced since arrival in this country, we hope the most recent events will spark a nationwide dialogue with the intent to end racial profiling and discrimination of our black men and women. We hope these events will be the catalyst to bring a torn nation together.