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Commitment to Anti-Racism

Racism is rooted deeply in our communities and schools and continuing to wreak havoc on our students of color. As we continue to talk about SEL, we know the fight for equity is inextricably tied to SEL. Our organization is committed to ensuring SEL isn’t used as a tool to police black and brown bodies or create cultures of compliance. Rather, we are seeking to support systems that empower and uplift our students, putting their greatness on full display. This can’t be done by simply being allies. We must use our voices and privilege to be co-conspirators in the effort to dismantle systems of oppression. The old way of “doing school” is not working for far too many of our students. As we think about the future of education we must reimagine our systems and be intentionally anti-racist. We look forward to collaborating with you on this journey. 

 

The SEL4IA leadership team

Upcoming SEL Events

Whole Child Policy: Setting a Whole Child Vision

Date: December 7, 2022
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Location: Online

In this webinar, experts will share actions states can take to foster coherence and alignment around a whole child vision, including assessing statewide needs and assets and building data systems for continuous improvement. State leaders who have taken on this work will also describe their process to create a whole child vision and share lessons learned.

SEL Day 2023

Date: March 10, 2023
All-day event
Location: Online
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SEL4US and The Urban Assembly invite schools and communities around the globe to celebrate the fourth annual International SEL Day on Friday, March 10, 2023. Our theme this year is: Uplifting Hearts, Connecting Minds.

SEL Impact

Educators Value SEL

Teachers are calling for schools to prioritize integrating SEL learning practices and strategies.

Principals Value SEL

Principals say SEL is essential, but want more guidance, training and support to teach these skills effectively.

SEL Yields Returns

On average, for every $1 invested in SEL programming, there is a return of $11.