HSTA CARES represents the committee’s new initiative to integrate social justice principles into education to create schools and communities that are safe, inclusive, and equitable for all keiki.
On Wednesday, June 24, from 4–6 p.m., we invite fellow members to join us for a listening session to reflect on these issues, share your thoughts, and generate ideas for change.
The deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor reflect just a fraction of unacceptable violations rooted in a deep history of systemic racism, oppression, and violence. We cannot allow this to continue.
“Aloha! My name is Jodi Kunimitsu, and I’m a math teacher at Maui High School. This was my first year as chair of the Human and Civil Rights Committee. It was a lot of work, but it was also a lot of fun. Throughout the year, we participated in several community events.”
The Hawaii State Teachers Association's Human and Civil Rights Committee is seeking nominations for its Pono and Friend of Youth Awards. Nominations are due Jan. 10, 2020.
Join us on Saturday, Oct. 19, as we walk in the Honolulu Pride Parade, then come visit our booth at the festival in the Waikiki Shell!
HSTA's Human and Civil Rights Committee hosted a Social Justice Summit to empower educators to address issues of LGBTQ, homelessness, abuse and suicide prevention in their communities.