Diversity Statement

澳门太阳集团中心学校寻求培养一个多元化的个人社区,他们在学习和其他学校经历中受到尊重和肯定. 澳门太阳集团努力创造一个归属感的社区,让FCS的成员能够在校园展现真实的自我, embracing all identities, including race and ethnicity, gender identity, sexual identity, class, religion, disability, family structure, nationality, and other social identities. 澳门太阳集团正在进行一场持续的征程,以个人和集体面对和消除偏见,使澳门太阳集团能够变得更加公平, anti-bias school.                              

宗教之友会的见证和实践的基础是澳门太阳集团承诺通过政策体现澳门太阳集团的价值观, practices and culture we build together. We call upon all members of our community — faculty, staff, students, administrators, parents, trustees, and alumni/ae — to join us in this work.

Erica Snowden

Director of Equity, Belonging & Inclusion

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As a member of the Friends' Central senior administrative team, Erica oversees equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts school-wide. Erica comes to FCS from Greene Street Friends School, where she  served in a number of roles since 2012, including Dean of the Lower School, Learning Specialist, and Diversity Clerk. Erica is a nationally recognized expert in the field of diversity and inclusion. She has published widely and is frequently asked to present at national and local conferences. Before joining the Greene Street Friends community, Erica was Dean of Students at Friends School in Detroit. Erica holds an MS in Educational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania, an MA degree from Marygrove College, and a BS degree from Lincoln University.

Tanya Muse

Lower School Diversity Clerk
Tanya Muse '02 has been committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion at Friends' Central for the last 10+ years. In the classroom, she created a social justice curriculum to use in N-5th Grade classrooms. 她获得了奖学金,并发表了关于有色人种校友和他们在私立学校的故事的研究报告. Tanya has participated in numerous professional development days around DEI work, including the NAIS People of Color Conference (POCC)  which she has attended for over 13 years.

Lauren Davis

Middle School Diversity Clerk
劳伦在澳门太阳集团中心及其他机构致力于多元化、公平和包容的工作.  在过去的12年里,她一直是中学生多样性/服务团体(文化学生)的顾问.  In addition, 10年前,她帮助澳门太阳集团成立了微软亲和小组,并继续为亲和小组项目开发课程.  She has served on the Middle School diversity committee for many years.  此外,她还参加了各种关于DEBI的会议和研讨会,并在NAIS有色人种会议上发表了演讲. 

Jacob Fogel

Upper School Diversity Clerk
Jacob Fogel '07 says that the importance of DEI work was impressed upon him as a student at FCS. Seeing windows and mirrors in the classroom, providing safe spaces for uncomfortable conversations, 在与年轻人一起工作时,他的一些基本动机是庆祝差异之间的相似性. 多年来,作为与会者,他有机会在许多会议上继续学习, presenter, and facilitator. 他对FCS围绕学生领导的亲和团体和FCS自己的会议所做的工作感到特别自豪 Different Voices, Same Vision. 

Rebecca Benjamin

Upper School Diversity Clerk
Rebecca Benjamin,她一直担任多样性委员会成员(2015年以来),以及副职员(2017年9月以来). 丽贝卡充满激情地致力于创建一所学校,在那里所有的社区成员每天都可以全身心地投入其中. As part of the diversity committee, Rebecca has organized student focus groups on student experience, she has supported the affinity group programming, and the student diversity conference. Diversity, Equity, 包容工作是她成为一名教师的主要原因,她很高兴能在澳门太阳集团中心做这项工作. 

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