Below are additional resources available in our community.
ERASE Racism is a regional organization that leads public policy advocacy campaigns and related initiatives to promote racial equity in areas such as housing, public school education, and community development. They engage in a variety of research, education and consulting activities to address institutional and structural racism. Their vision is to see transformed, integrated communities in which no person’s access to opportunity is limited by race or ethnicity.
For information on some of their teaching tools, video galleries or to see how you can join the movement for a just Long Island, click here.
The mission of The Long Island Coalition Against Bullying is emphasizing the importance of bully-free communities on Long Island through education, increased awareness and therapeutic outlets.
They offer a variety of programs and services including advocacy programs, personal development programs, school assistance programs, and community outreach programs. To learn more, click here.
The Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)
The goal of the Dignity Act is to create a safe and supportive climate where students have the ability to focus on their education and social development without fear of being discriminated against or physically, verbally and emotionally harassed.
Under the Dignity Act, all districts are mandated to have an individual coordinator in each school building. If you have any questions, contact your respective school’s main office or your districts central administration building to find out the names of the Dignity Act coordinators in your school building.
Video Recaps and Clips:
- Video Recap – Team Up Conversation with Jackie Wilson II
- Video Recap Team Up Conversation with Dr. Richard Lapchick
- Newsday – North Shore’s Philip La Rosa wins Jay Fiedler Top Scholar Athlete Award