The MLK Social Justice Initiative
About the Initiative
The MLK Social Justice Project prepares students to be advocates in their schools and communities.
While there is much to do when it comes to tackling racism in schools, FCS has created a comprehensive plan that focuses heavily on three areas:
Parents are vital to student success. Despite this, many schools have failed at gaining the trust and providing a level of hospitality to black families. Our schools will be intentional in creating spaces for parents to feel welcomed, while also providing them with the resources needed to become advocates in their child's education.
In a trauma-informed school, the adults within the school community are prepared to recognize and respond to students who have been impacted by traumatic stress. Our schools will implement a layered approach to create an environment with clear behavior expectations for everyone, open communication, and sensitivity to the feelings and emotions of others. This includes the hiring of a restorative justice specialist and enlisting community partners focused specifically on Adverse Childhood Experiences.
The Story Lab:
Students & Advocacy
We believe that students should be advocates in their schools and communities. The MLK Social Justice Initiative is a committee of students committed to promoting diversity