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The Chatham Education Foundation’s Board and staff stand with those non-violently protesting the senseless killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breona Taylor. We condemn all instances of discrimination and brutality perpetrated against members of the Black community and stand in solidarity against the continuation of systemic racism in our country.
We acknowledge that racism is present in all of the institutions that were created to serve the lofty promise of justice toward all and malice towards none, including education, health care, and protective and social services. It perpetuates and worsens the conditions that limit access to opportunity and results in an uneven playing field, causing hurt and harm and in the most egregious cases, death, not only of dreams but of lives.
The Chatham Education Foundation acknowledges our responsibility to our black and brown students and we promise to renew and strengthen our commitment to support actions and allocations that address racism and which advance equity in our schools and community. We will continue our support of equity in education through:
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