LNSU Equity Core Planning Team Holds Final Meeting of the School Year

                “We amplify voices that fight to be heard elsewhere.”  This line, from author and activist Micky ScottBey Jones’ poem “An Invitation to Brave Space,” resonated throughout the final gathering of the year of Lamoille North Supervisory Union’s Equity Core Planning Team, a dynamic group of six youth […]

Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability Celebration for 2021-2022 Teams

What a fun, moving, and inspiring morning! Youth and adult teams from around Vermont, the country, and the world met virtually on Friday, May 13th to share stories of all that they accomplished as Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability (CPS) teams this year. Participating schools included Crossett Brook Middle School, Georgia Elementary and Middle School, Harwood Union Middle […]

Milton High School Youth-Adult Team Reviews Draft of School Equity Policy

Youth and adults on the Milton High School Equity Team took part in the crafting of the school’s new equity policy. Director of Equity and Student Support Systems Wilmer Chavarria tasked the group with looking at a draft of the policy, and providing feedback on its contents and language. In groups of two or three, […]

Winooski School District Restorative Practices Team Researches Safety and Belonging

During the 2020-2021 school year, UP for Learning partnered with Spectrum Youth and Family Services and the Winooski School District to explore the foundation of restorative practices and understand how youth and adults felt about safety and belonging in the Winooski community. The team followed the protocols of Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) in order […]