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 mvtimes.com. 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 mvtimes.com. 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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