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Join Our District Black Family Advisory Council

Graduation photoshoot for DSISD in May 2019.

Members of the African American Equity Task Force are excited to meet with you at the end of this month. We  would like to know the best date, day and time to join an initial conversation regarding Black Family Advisory Council (BFAC). Please click here to select the best date that is convenient for you to meet. We need this information by February 15, 2021. Once we receive your response, we will send out the meeting details. 

The Black Family Advisory Council is for Black and African American parents, guardians, families  and community members directly involved in the care of currently enrolled Black and African American students in Denver Public Schools. The purpose of the Black Family Advisory Council is to give voice to the needs, goals and concerns of Black and African American students at the district level. The Black Family Advisory Council will target the success of Black and African American students in Denver Public Schools at the district level, as recommended in the African American Equity Task Force and outlined in the  Black Excellence Resolution

General Qualifications
  • Parent, guardian, family/extended or community member directly involved in the care of a DPS student at a DPS school
  • Dedicate 2 years to the council (ideally) 
  • Work to recruit and support the development of Black Family Advisory Council members after 2 years
Specific Engagement
  • Commit to scheduled Black Family Advisory Council Orientation
  • Attend scheduled meetings 
  • Remain informed on Black Excellence Resolution and African American Equity Task Force progress
District Level Responsibility
  • Represent one of the 6 regions within DPS
    • Gather input from our community 
  • Support a role established by BFAC
  • Remain an active BFAC member

Contact Sylvia_Bookhardt@dpsk12.org with any questions.