Our recommitment to practicing racial equity.

As we launch into the new year and Black History Month, the CDE Foundation stands firmly in its commitment to putting equity into practice. Since we wrote our Racial Equity Statement in June of 2020, we’ve made strides toward practicing the essential work of dismantling persistent systems of oppression in our education system. We promised to share more about how we are taking steps to address these institutional barriers and structural racism.

On this page, you can find a variety of content to explore and leaders to learn from, and a partial list of actions we’ve taken over the last seven months to continue addressing racial inequities within education in California. The CDE Foundation understands that racial equity work requires a steadfast commitment to current and future generations of learners and leaders, and we are up for the task.

Read more here: Celebrate Black Excellence