Liaisons serve as organizers on your own turf, helping come up with ways to address school equity and integration in your own school community. At the most basic level, you'll want to Inform people at your school of news and events going on elsewhere in the district -- and also share goings-on at your school with others. (What are your school community's specific concerns?)
This coalition is only as strong as its liaisons. YOU run the show. A few possible actions: create your own PTA committee or school political action group focused on school equity and integration; host a school forum to discuss school equity and integration; attend one of your school's School Leadership Team (SLT) meetings and recommend that your SLT write a statement advocating for greater integration;
How to build a coalition inclusive of parents who aren't online and, in some cases, don't speak English?
BAKE SALE SQUAD / FUNDRAISING
Funds will be used to provide translation services and childcare during meetings, as well as to create print materials. It'd be great to do fundraisers that can double as cross-cultural social events and outreach efforts: A school-to-school bake sale, for instance. A crowdfunding campaign could pull in additional funds.
This group is focused on improving racial or socioeconomic integration within individual schools, through programming, sharing tips on culturally responsive curricula, and/or policy change. This group will consider the role that dual language and in-district G&T programs serve in segregating students from within a school.
Writers, editors and image-makers to help create and edit materials that can be used to communicate with different audiences.