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Ad Hoc Committee on Cultural Competence & Racial Equity

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Published on February 17, 2014

Author: InghamGreatStart

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A presentation from October, 2013 to the Ingham Great Start Collaborative
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Ad Hoc Committee on Cultural Competence & Racial Equity November 2013

Lansing Early Childhood Equity Partnership Presenter: Angela Waters Austin One Love Global

Policy v. Practice: House Bill 5111 “Mich. panel weighs holding back reading deficient third graders” One-third or 33,000 of Michigan’s third-graders, weren’t proficient in reading on last year’s test. Rep. Amanda Price (R-Park Township) calls it the “Third Grade Reading Guarantee.” “Similar legislation has been proven effective in Florida and other states (Houston, Arizona), where illiteracy rates have declined because of the Third Grade Reading Guarantee.” - October 30, 2013 Associated Press, Nov 13 MLive

Policy v. Practice: House Bill 5144 “Introduced by Rep. Thomas Stallworth (DDetroit) and provides early interventions to help increase third-grade reading proficiency in Michigan, focusing on the identification of, intervention for and retention of struggling readers in kindergarten through third grade. ..Allows superintendents to take into consideration alternative assessments, pupil portfolios and goodcause exemptions for students with disabilities or ESL students.” Op/Ed from Rep. Amanda Price – November 19, Holland Sentinel

Purpose • Meet and come back to GSC and LECEP with a plan • Identify topics and things we can do • A multi-level approach is needed • Shape recommendations that others in the community may take on long-term

What We’ve Accomplished June – October 2013: • Purpose • Process • Participants • Proceedings • Priorities • Partner Engagement

Participants Hon. Donald Allen, 55th District Court, Ingham Change Initiative Sarah Anthony, Ingham County Board of Commissioners Angela Waters Austin, One Love Global Ward Beard, N.E.O.N. Stephanie Butler, Church of Greater Lansing Pam Eaton Champion, Pam’s Academy for Champions Katie Ellero, Power of We Consortium, AMERICORPS DeLisa Fountain, N.E.O.N. Rose Henderson, Power of We Consortium Shanell Henry, N.E.O.N. Mina Hong, Michigan’s Children Kindra Jackson, Kindra’s Precious Care Sandra Johnson Cameo King, One Love Global Teresa Kmetz, Capital Area United Way Cassandre Larrieux, Ingham County Health Department Tiffany Lemieux-McKissic, Asset Independence Coalition Laurie Linscott, Michigan State University Tim Lloyd, N.E.O.N. Barb Monroe, Office for Young Children Michelle Nicholson, Ingham Great Start Collaborative Sharon Rogers, Capital Area Community Services Head Start MC Rothhorn, N.E.O.N., Great Start Family Coalition Derrell Slaughter, MI Public Service Commission Isaias Solis, Power of We Consortium Lia Spaniolo, Power of We Consortium Ken Sperber, Ingham Great Start Collaborative Valerie Thonger, Ingham Great Start Collaborative Adam Williams, N.E.O.N. Jerome Vierling, Sounds Good Ministries

A grateful thanks to committee members for sharing your hearts and minds to help our community cast a vision for improving outcomes for children by removing barriers created by racialized policies, practices and perceptions.

Process: Action Planning • • • • • Organizing and Agenda Setting (utilizing the Racial Equity Collective Impact diagram and process to build an inclusive committee to develop an action agenda for improving outcomes for Black males) Storytelling (drawing on the personal experiences of all to equalize power for trust and relationship building) Asset Mapping (data collection designed to build on strengths rather than deficits) Issues Identification (developing a shared understanding of problems and potential solutions) Goal Alignment and Prioritization (applying solutions to NEON SMART objective and data to promote collective action with families)

June: Storytelling

June Proceedings: Themes

Show & Tell: Our Assets

September: Priority Alignment Which actions are most likely to have an impact on closing the gap in 3rd grade reading scores between Black children and White children?.

Priorities

Structural Racism Priorities

What Does Success Look Like • All children, even those who cannot afford it, have the opportunity to enroll in high quality pre-school (not just those who can afford it) • Parents and students are consulted on policies that affect them and are informing policy makers and legislators • Constituents are holding policy makers accountable for the decisions they make and ensuring that all decisions are made using a race equity lens (August Ad Hoc Meeting Activity)

Community of Practice • Employ the best tools and thinking in identification of structural racism barriers • Commit to working on multiple levels to combat structural racism • Learn by doing through collective action to close gap in 3rd grade reading scores • Serve as champions for racial equity in early childhood • Identify resources to sustain work

Next Step: Partnership • Report out on ad hoc committee to targeted constituencies (October 31 - ongoing) • Extend partnership agreements to bring existing resources into the CoP (LOI draft distributed by Monday, November 25) • Determine GSC members that will participate in the CoP (LOI due by Friday, December 13) • Launch the Community of Practice for Racial Equity & Healing (Monday, January 20 – MLK Day – SAVE THE DATE) • Complete individual and organization assessments (by January 31)

Other Recommended Actions

Thank you for your interest in improving outcomes in early childhood for children of color. Proceedings If your organization is interested in joining the CoP, please contact Angela Waters Austin – angela@oneloveglobal.org

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