EXCELLENCE 

 EQUITY 

 EDUCATION 

Action4Equity Town Hall Marking Our First Year

On May 21, Action4Equity held a town hall with the community to give updates about Action4Equity's work, discuss recommendations to Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, and share opportunities to get involved.

Speakers included: 

  • Chairwoman Malishai Woodbury, WS/FCS Board of Education 

  • Peggy Nicholson, Youth Justice Project 

  • Principal Linville, Ashley Academy 

  • Action4Equity's Board

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We encourage all those who are interested in learning mroe about Action4Equity to watch the recording of the town hall and explore our website. 

Action4Equity Goals and Recommendations to the WSFCS Board 

Action4Equity seeks to advocate for equity for students in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in academic achievement, access to high quality instruction, and safe and healthy school environments, in order to build a more effective and stronger community.

Department of Education Investigation into Alleged

Civil Rights Violations 

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has officially opened an investigation into the complaint that the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools discriminated against students at Ashley Academy on the basis of race and national origin.

Recommendations

to WSFCS Board for New Superintendent Search 

Action4Equity highly recommends the search for a new superintendent of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools include specific experience, knowledge, and abilities. A focus on equity and the  voice of the community are crucial parts of this process.