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
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.
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
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
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
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 mvtimes.com. Photo courtesy MV Times.
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 mvtimes.com. Photo courtesy MV Times.
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.
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