Equity and Inclusion Events

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DPS offers programs and events focused around equity and inclusion that are open to both DPS employees and the Denver community.

Equity Boot Camp

Equity Boot Camp provides an opportunity to build professional and personal skills with colleagues, to deepen our ability to infuse equity, inclusion and culturally responsive practices in schools and teams throughout the district.

Equity Boot Camp is a full day program that provides you the opportunity to build skills and deepen your ability to infuse equity, inclusion and culturally responsive practices into your work. Each session has a specific focus and is offered twice to allow flexibility with scheduling.

2019-20 program dates:

  • October 10: Raising Our Consciousness of Trauma and its Impact on African-American Students.
  • January 14–15
  • April 14–15

Interested in attending as a community member? Email

African-American Parent and Family Institute

Coming in November…

Evie Dennis Campus- Student Union Commons, East and West, 4800 Telluride St, Denver, CO 80249

Denver Public Schools invites parents, students and families to attend Anchored in Literacy, an event designed to celebrate African-American families and students, focused on the importance of reading and writing in education.

  • This free event will include:
  • Family reading circles
  • African-American books for students
  • Local authors
  • Performances by local artists
  • Giveaways and more!

Local and Community Events