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$50M Black Community Fund

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$50M Black Community Fund For too long, public safety in Louisville has taken a police-centered approach and ignored the possibilities of publicly-resourced, community-led solutions. This initial $50M allocation will allow us to begin [...]

Create A Pipeline of Black Educators

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CREATING A PIPELINE OF BLACK EDUCATORS We need a more concerted effort to recruit, train, and retain teachers of color. Given the expected remote learning platform, the district should prepare to recruit, train, [...]

Ensure Kindergarten Readiness

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KINDERGARTEN READINESS One of the most impactful ways that we can fight against the achievement gap is to ensure that our children are ready for kindergarten. In the midst of chaotic times, families [...]

Ensure Tech Equity for All Students

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TECH EQUITY Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) or remote learning will be a normal part of the educational process for JCPS schools and families for the foreseeable future. Ensuring equity in technology is more important [...]

Implement Intentional JCPS Teacher Training

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JCPS TEACHER TRAINING In various conversations with the League during Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI), JCPS teachers and community partners providing supplemental and co-curricular instruction indicated more comprehensive training would be beneficial to ensure that [...]

Invest In Local HBCUs

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INVEST IN LOCAL HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES AND SUPPORT BLACK STUDIES The positive impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have been largely ignored by the community. Research shows that graduates [...]

Invest/Divest

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TOP-TO-BOTTOM EXTERNAL REVIEW OF LMPD AND INVEST/DIVEST Updated: July 24, 2020 We incorporate our earlier demands and request a top-to-bottom review of LMPD. While we find the Mayor’s request to be painfully delayed, [...]

Require Public Schools to Teach Child Sexual Abuse and Neglect Prevention Education in K-12

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REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO TEACH CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE PREVENTION EDUCATION IN K-12 A high need exists for prevention education in schools as abuse, bullying, and other types of victimization affect students’ physical and [...]

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