The Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU) along with all 42 school districts and five career and technical centers (CTCs) in suburban Allegheny County issued a joint statement on Friday reaffirming their organizations’ commitment to students and families of all backgrounds, and standing against acts of prejudice and racism.
The joint statement was posted on the AIU’s and districts’ social media accounts and/or websites. The statement is below:
“As Allegheny County educators, we strive to ensure welcoming, inclusive, and safe learning environments for all of our students and families. We are committed to nurturing schools where each and every child is respected and valued as an individual regardless of skin color, gender, orientation, religion, ability or disability, or any other category.
We stand together in support of our students and families of color and against acts of prejudice and racism. We will continue to work to ensure educational equity for all students and stand in solidarity with our black and brown students and families.”
Please click here to view the formal press release.