WSESD Social Justice Committee Meeting Agenda and Minutes


Social Justice Committee

53 Green Street

Brattleboro, VT 05301


The Windham Southeast School District Social Justice Committee will meet remotely at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 via Zoom:

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Meeting ID: 858 2316 2959

Passcode: 4m9k5m


I. CALL TO ORDER – 4:00 p.m. – Thomas Nolan

II. Approval of Minutes – December 8, 2020

III. Choose Training Resource


Windham Southeast School District – Social Justice Committee

December 8, 2020

Members present- Thomas Nolan, Shaun Murphy, Jaci Reynolds, David Schoales.

Visitors- Wanda Legrand, Racial Equity Institute Services representative; Adam Marchesseault.

Convened at 4:02PM

I. REI Presentation- Program offerings-

– Groundwater training- Three hour training on the structural nature of racism using stories and data. (100+ participants).

– Phase 1 Workshop (30-35 participants). Common vocabulary- systemic and structural, bias, micro aggressions, history of race, policies and procedures, etc. 2 day training virtual. Key people go through first

– Phase 2- 2 days deeper and more complex

– Latinx Challenges- specific to Latinx communities.

30 days’ notice for groundwater; 90 days for Phase 1.

Lots of info on the website.

David will contact Mary and Dottie to ask for description of their services and cost estimate ASAP.

II. Progress on Diversifying Staff- Question about how we are informed re new hires.

III. Next meeting- January 12, 2021 at 4PM.

IV. Adjourned 4:39.


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