Track Our Progress

November & December: Pre-Engagement and Learning 

Norms and trust are established within the Steering Committee and Working Groups. Objectives and framework are defined using Targeted Universalism.


  • Community Night of Healing: members of the African-American Equity Task Force joined to share past experiences and hopes for the upcoming process.


January & February: Organize and Prioritize

Working Groups analyze the problem and research solutions using input from stakeholders, community members and current data.

Opportunities to Learn More:

  • February 25th, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Colorado Black Roundtable | The Crisis in Black Education
  • February 28th, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: Dr. Sharroky Hollie ED Talk


March - May: Synthesize and Socialize

Through community meetings and engagements with Board members, the Working Groups draft their recommendations.

Opportunities to Learn More:

  • March 9, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: Whole Child ED Talk
  • April 17 and 18, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Equity Boot Camp, Healing a Broken System
  • April 27, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: Curious Theatre ED Talk
  • May 10, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: Layla Avila ED Talk
  • May 24, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Community Meeting at Bruce Randolph
  • May 30, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., Board of Education meeting
  • Read our Draft Recommendations: View Online

*The recommendations included in this document represent the views of the African-American Equity Task Force. These recommendations have not been adopted by DPS or the Board of Education and have not been evaluated for legal compliance or fiscal limitations.


June: Presentation of Recommendations

Complete with recommendations, the Equity Agreement draft is completed and presented to the Board of Education.

Opportunities to Learn More:

  • Presentation of recommendations at the Board of Education meeting: June 19, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m., Emily Griffith Campus


Ongoing: Implementation and Evaluation

The Board of Education and the DPS Senior Leadership Team receives and reviews recommendations. Work begins toward implementation and evaluation of new policies.

Opportunities to Learn More:

  • Coming Soon


Current Actions in Place