Yesterday, a "pod" of 12 from my school, consisting of students, alumnae/i, teachers, parents, diversity coordinators, administrators, and trustees worked with 22 other school pods from the New York City independent school community to collaborate on building diversity in our schools.
The full-day event hosted by The Dalton School held two highlights for me: hearing author Wes Moore talk about his NYTimes bestseller book The Other Wes Moore and listening to student participants present their reflections through poems, letters, and essays on
What diversity means to me . . .
My ideal school . . .
Dearest School . . .
Who am I . . .
Three main things schools must address in diversity . . .