DEI News & Events
Philadelphia Eagles' Brandon Graham to Speak at Downingtown East High School on "The Importance of Community"
DOWNINGTOWN, PA — Downingtown Area School District is thrilled to announce that Philadelphia Eagles' defensive end, Brandon Graham, will be visiting Downingtown Highschool East on March 4th, 6-8 pm, for a special program titled "The Importance of Community." The event is organized by the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) office, showcasing Graham's insights on fostering unity, looking out for one another, and sharing lessons learned during his time with the Eagles, including his experience as part of a Super Bowl-winning team.
The program aims to inspire and educate the community on the significance of coming together, supporting one another, and building a stronger, more inclusive society. Brandon Graham will share anecdotes from his career, emphasizing the values of teamwork, resilience, and community engagement.
"We are excited to host Brandon Graham at Downingtown East High School and delve into the crucial topic of community importance. Graham's perspective, both as an athlete and a community member, will undoubtedly leave a lasting impact on our students and attendees," says Justin Brown, Director of DEI at Downingtown Area School District (DASD).
Date: March 4th
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: Downingtown Area Highschool East
***Parking will be limited so please car pool or park at the bottom lot.***
Registration: Click Here
Renowned Educator Cornelius Minor to Conduct Training for DASD Cultural Equity Taskforce
Cornelius Minor, a distinguished Brooklyn-based educator is set to lead a transformative training session for the Downingtown Area School District (DASD) Cultural Equity Taskforce. The training, scheduled for February 26th at 3:45 pm, will take place on the Zoom platform and is open to teachers, staff, and community members. This event is offered free of charge, aligning with Minor's commitment to advancing equitable literacy reform.
Date: February 26th
Time: 3:45 pm
Location: Zoom Platform
Registration: Click Here
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