Equity and Anti-Racism Resources

Here are more Resources for Equity and Anti-Racism Practices

PSCA Statement on State of Minnesota vs. Derek Michael Chauvin 

PSCA recognizes the continued hurt, pain and trauma that the community of Minneapolis has experienced, reflecting the pain seen in communities across the country, including Pennsylvania. While the guilty verdicts are a step towards justice, we continue to recognize the long journey our country needs to go to heal, and reach, the ideals it was founded upon. 

PSCA continues to offer sympathies to George Floyd’s family, and offer our solidarity for the communities, schools and students impacted by racial trauma. Since George Floyd’s death, PSCA has built programs, resources and tools to further our commitment to justice, equity and combating oppression.  Most importantly we’ll continue to work to build better futures for our students by creating systems that show #blacklivesmatter. 

Additional Resources for on-going conversation about racism and justice:

‚ÄčThe Pennsylvania School Counselors Association is deeply saddened by the death of Daunte Wright

The Pennsylvania School Counselors Association is deeply saddened by the death of Daunte Wright, and our hearts go out to his family and the community dealing with the continued racial and communal trauma.
 
PSCA stands in solidarity with the Minnesota School Counselor Association in supporting the students and schools of Minneapolis, Minnesota and beyond through healing and building a just world.
 
Here are some resources you can use to talk to your students about this topic:

A discussion with school counselors and school psychologists about promoting equity and antiracism practices.
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Participants:
  • Dana Wile - High School Counselor
  • Alicia Oglesby - Author, Interrupting Racism
  • Mindy Willard - Advocacy and Public Relations Director, WSCA, 2013 School Counselor of the Year
  • Dr. Amber Sessoms - School Psychologist at Central Dauphin School District
  • Dr. Nikole Hollins-Sims – Educational Consultant  PaTTAN
  • Dr. Jason Pedersen - School Psychologist and NASP PA Delegate

Suggested Readings or viewings

 

Professional resources:

Current PA Disparity Data

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Racism, Equity and Inclusion Series:

This is the first of a series of webinars on Racism, Equity and Inclusion:

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CLICK HERE FOR THE RESOURCES FROM THIS SESSION

From the PSCA Spring Break Conference March 2021:

 
From this presentation:


The mission of the Pennsylvania School Counselors Association is to expand the image and influence of professional school counselors, to promote professional and ethical practice, and to advocate for equity and access for all students.