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Celebrating cultures: Find Truth and Joy at the Tabernacle next weekend.

Article published on July 12, 2023 in the MV Times. By Abby Remer If this year’s Truth and Joy event is anything like last summer’s experience, get ready for some meaningful conversation, and a lot of fun. Organized by the Martha’s Vineyard Diversity Coalition, the free daylong event features food, art, discussions, and musical

2024-02-14T18:35:37-05:00July 18th, 2023|In the News|

MVDC looks to the future after successful 2021

Article published on February 22, 2022 in the MV Times. By Eunki Seonwoo The Martha’s Vineyard Diversity Coalition works to “lay the groundwork to eradicate racism” through Island institutions like the school and police departments, according to coalition trustee Sandra Pimentel. Toward that end, the coalition made strides in 2021 and looks forward to continuing

2022-05-08T14:04:51-04:00May 8th, 2022|In the News|

Coalition seeks to eliminate Columbus Day from school calendars

Article published on October 7, 2021 in the MV Times. By Lucas Thors The Martha’s Vineyard Diversity Coalition (MVDC) is currently working on a proposal to Island schools in support of renaming Columbus Day Indigenous Peoples Day on school calendars. Click the link above to see the full article. Photo courtesy Gabrielle Mannino.

2021-10-26T21:49:02-04:00October 7th, 2021|In the News|

Social justice group brings education and advocacy to M.V.

Article published on October 6, 2021 in the MV Times. By Lucas Thors The Martha’s Vineyard Social Justice Leadership Foundation is continuing its commitment to educating the community on issues of race, immigration, and equal opportunity, and advocating for social justice in all forms on-Island. For seven years, the grant-writing organization has been working in

2021-10-26T21:52:24-04:00October 6th, 2021|In the News|

Island Police Complete Bias Training

Originally published on May 10, 2021 in the MV Times. By Brian Dowd and Eunki Seonwoo Three-day course featured rank-focused classes and community, organization involvement. Island police completed a three-day training session on implicit and unconscious bias last week. The training was conducted at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School by Hillard Heintze, a security

2021-05-30T07:48:23-04:00May 10th, 2021|In the News|

MVY Tackles Issues of Racism in Series of Conversations

During the month of February, MVY Radio is producing a weekly conversation series called Let’s Do Better that focuses on racial equity, identifying racism and the tools necessary to combat it. The Monday series is hosted by MVY community outreach director Laurel Redington. The first week’s panel discussion focused on recognizing racism; the second event

2021-04-23T11:59:52-04:00February 10th, 2021|In the News|

Island schools look to address racism through education

The Martha’s Vineyard Public School (MVPS) system is working in collaboration with the Martha’s Vineyard Diversity Coalition (MVDC) to bring additional diversity, equity, and inclusion resources to staff and students. For more, read the article on Photo courtesy MV Times.

2021-04-23T12:02:58-04:00January 22nd, 2021|In the News|

Diversity Coalition seeks to eradicate racism

The Martha’s Vineyard Diversity Coalition (MVDC), a recently formed racial equality and social betterment group on-Island, is seeking to form meaningful partnerships with Island organizations and entities in order to eradicate racism and strengthen our community. For more, read the article on Photo courtesy MV Times.

2021-04-11T22:07:46-04:00November 19th, 2020|In the News|

Island Police Set to Begin Diversity Training This Fall

Diversity training for Martha’s Vineyard police is on deck for later this fall, as a joint project with Island police chiefs and the Martha’s Vineyard Diversity Coalition gets under way, aided by a $17,000 grant from Permanent Endowment of Martha’s Vineyard. More on the Vineyard Gazette. Photo courtesy the Vineyard Gazette.

2021-04-23T13:46:45-04:00September 21st, 2020|In the News|

Dr. Walter Collier Appears on WMVY Radio

The Vineyard Current - Segment from June 7th, 2020 - Dr. Walter Collier, Author of "Why Racism Persists - An Uncomfortable Truth" and a Founder of The Martha's Vineyard Diversity Coalition talks about the steps we must take on the road to eradicating racism. mvyradio · The Vineyard Current - Segment from June 7th, 2020

2021-04-11T22:01:49-04:00June 7th, 2020|In the News|
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