Anti-Racism Primer_APCYFmeeting large pdf.
In Attendance: (26 via Zoom) Michael Griffin, Megan Mack, Michael Brown, Kim DeBlauw, Alicia Guajardo, Devanshi Patel , Anne O’Brien, Lindar Henderson, John Andelin, Anne VdBruegge, Judy Hadden, Dr. Jeannette Allen (Arlington County Public Schools) Anita Friedman, Dir. DHS, Deborah Warren, Tabitha Kelly, Jamii PremDas, Linh Nghe, Dr. Lisa Kaplowitz, Shari Lyons – DHS,; Kimberly Baldini, DPR, Dr. Laura Newton, APS, Rachel Harlan, Library, Rick Strobach, Courts, Siobhan Grayson, Grace Wagner, Sally LaBonte (apcyf)
recording not available
I. Welcome and Introduction (Linh Nghe, Michael Griffin, Megan Mack)
II. Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Anti-Violence Statement (Michael G.)
In light recent events, APCYF recommits to stand against violence or hate crimes directed at any group.
III. Equity in Action: Centering Equity in our work (Anita Friedman, Director DHS)
summary comments –As DHS examines and implements equity work, we will develop and improve our awareness and ally-ship every day and at every opportunity. Thanks to CFSD for helping lead the way for the whole County. DHS is currently revising its mission and vision to meet a high standard of accountability.
CFSD-Tabitha Kelly, Jamii PremDas, Shari Lyons, Linh Nghe) Equity Presentation (also attached)
IV. YMHW Committee Reports (Kim D.,Alicia G.)
A. Web resource list/guide to be completed by sally for May – Mental Health awareness month)
V. Items of Interest
A. APS budget cuts and implications on youth wellness (Linda Henderson) Late busses and funding for afterschool/OST activities were listed as potentially reduced (ended up being restored-editor’s note)
B. Budget Advocacy Letter (Megan Mack) – needs chart YVM for School and County Boards
VI. Upcoming Meetings:
A. APCYF : April 28th at 6-7:30pm via Zoom
May 26 (19)? June 23 July
Building Healing Communities /CFSD symposium Thurs. May 20/May 24,25,26
B. TNB >>> 1st and 3rd tues dring school year. End of year Celebration?
C. Flipit Apr 14- 7 weeks
D. AFEN notes – Allies in Prevention/SCAN Apr 20
E. HCAT Apr 20
F. YMHW Mon. April 5 ?
Mon. April 26
Mon May 17 (3rd Monday at 5pm
http://APSVA.us – Family Selection process for 2021-2022 available in multiple languages and in ParentVue