Released: June 3, 2020
ISCA Statement on Racial Injustice in the Global Community
ISCA recognizes the deep impact the events in the United States are having across our diverse school communities that we support. We acknowledge that we cannot ignore the connection between the recent incidents of racism and the impact of COVID-19 on People of Color. We must come together to engage with these issues and embrace the social, emotional, and economic dynamics that affect us all.
In a matter of a few months - the world has changed. The global community shares the burden of COVID-19 and is now facing the consequences of racial injustice. It is our collective responsibility to support each other, our students, and our greater school communities through this challenging time.
The work towards racial justice begins with us.
At ISCA, we will continue to create inclusive environments where our members feel affirmed and heard. With this in mind, we are leaning in and will be providing an on-going space for international school counselors to process these issues and to support work within our respective communities. This is our collective start to tackling these difficult conversations. We invite you to join us for these unique and important discussions.
United in Diversity: Counselors as Allies
Part 1 - June 10, 2020 - 9am-10:15am U.S. EST
How the brutality of the George Floyd murder (and others) affects our work as counselors in international schools
Why is the world protesting? What is an ally?
How can we support our students?
United in Diversity,
Cheryl A. Brown