En solidaridad con las comunidades asiáticas americanas e islas del pacifico

Los ataques del martes que mataron a ocho personas, incluso seis mujeres asiáticas, en Georgia son sin duda impactantes y forman parte del inquietante aumento de los delitos contra los asiáticos alimentados por la xenofobia en este país. Families In Schools denuncia esta violencia sin sentido, se solidariza con la comunidad asiático americana y de las islas del Pacífico (APPI) y se compromete a estar junto a nuestros hermanos y hermanas para garantizar que los […]

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In Solidarity With Our Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities

  Tuesday’s attacks killing eight people, including six Asian women, in Georgia is undoubtedly shocking and a part of the disturbing surge in anti-Asian crimes fueled by xenophobia in this country. Families In Schools denounces this senseless violence, stands in solidarity with the Asian American Pacific Islander (APPI) community, and is committed to standing alongside our brothers and sisters to ensure the rights and dignity of all people are respected and protected. Since the COVID-19 outbreak […]

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Press Release: California’s Community Engagement Initiative Grows by Six School Districts

SAN BERNARDINO – Six public school districts from across California have been selected to join the Community Engagement Initiative (CEI), an ongoing and innovative effort to create dialog and build relationships with stakeholders. The five-year initiative is a component of the state’s System of Support, which seeks to strengthen outreach and collaboration, address inequities and build the capacity of local education agencies (LEAs) to improve student outcomes. The CEI is a joint project by the […]

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Statement on the 2021 Inauguration

The swearing-in of our nation’s 46th President and the first woman, first black, first South Asian vice president and amidst an unprecedented global pandemic is historic and “marks a new chapter for the American people.” The administration of Biden-Harris is not a victory of party, but an opening of an era calling for common purpose and civility, of inclusiveness and tolerance, of empathy and grace. Yet, the raging pandemic, the violent social and economic upheaval, […]

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FIS Statement on Capitol Hill

On January 6, 2021, the mob violence on Capitol Hill, forcing Congressmembers and hundreds of staff to evacuate, was both shocking and devastating. Appallingly, these domestic terrorists who trampled the halls of the U.S. Capitol were further emboldened by the poor law enforcement resistance they encountered along the way, demonstrating the double standard we have along racial lines. We cannot be surprised by their lawless actions when they were publicly urged on by a sitting […]

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