SEA Commitment to Anti-Racism

Seacoast Education Association stands in solidarity with protesters from all 50 states and around the world demanding an end to systemic racism and police violence. We mourn the loss of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others, and we will work for justice on their behalf. Black Lives Matter and we are committed to holding law enforcement, decision-makers, elected officials, and institutions accountable. We are dedicated to the following actions in New Hampshire schools:

-Ending Zero Tolerance discipline policies in schools
-Hiring Black educators and creating a more diverse teaching force
-Mandating Black history and ethnic studies in K-12
-Equitable funding for New Hampshire schools
-Anti-racist training and professional development for teachers
-On-going education, resource-sharing, and discussion among educators and colleagues
-Funding for school counselors and culturally sensitive social-emotional learning curriculum
-Providing a safe and effective learning environment for students of color
-Engaging in programs, campaigns, policies, and capacity-building efforts that dismantle institutional racism now and into the future