b'RIDES AssessmentGreenwood has adopted the Reimagining Integration: Diversity and Equity in Schools (RIDES) model from Harvard University, a research-backed framework that gives schools the tools to support and measure deep work in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.We piloted this framework over the 2020-2021 school year with success.In 2021-2022, our aim was to put the next steps identified in 2020-2021 into action while also looking closely at programs, practices and curriculum. Along the way, we continuedto measure our progress in fostering diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging usingthe benchmarks we have created. We also explored additional lenses on school life and spheres of influence in order to identify more opportunities for growth and change.Visit greenwoodcollege.org/DEI to read the RIDES Evaluation Report for 2021-2022.Community ThemesAs part of our Black History Month We created themes for each term of the 2021-2022 school year that tied together the programming, Canadian entrepreneur DEI work for that term. For example, Term 1 was Identities, with the first three months Taylor Lindsay-Noel shared her incredible of the year focusing on Indigenous identities, 2SLGBTQIA+ identities and the legacy story of breaking bias. Taylor persevered of identity, respectively. Each term began with community-building activities related tothrough a devastating accident that empathy, encouraging students to truly consider others perspectives and reflect on paralyzed her from the neck down to build how they can be effective allies. her own successful business.DEI Staff Advisory CommitteeThe new DEI Advisory Committee was created with the goal of encouraging staff members to explore their own areas of influence within the context of creating an equitable school grounded in anti-oppression and anti-racist thinking. Committee members examine existing systems and structures at Greenwood that may present barriers to equity and inclusion and present recommendations to school leadership based on their findings. Panorama SurveyIn the spring of 2022, we undertook a whole-school Equity and Inclusion Survey through Panorama, a company that delivers high-quality surveying tools for many communities and organizations. The results of the survey will establish valuable benchmark data that will inform policy, programming and systemic growth at Greenwood moving forward; we will track progress on these benchmarks through repeating the survey in the future.The Tour for Humanity visited Greenwood in 2021-2022 and returned earlier this year; this mobile classroom was designed to inspire and empower people to raise their voices and take Whats Next action against hate and intolerance.We engaged deeply with issues concerning the development of equity, inclusion and diversity within our community in 2021-2022, and we are excited to continue and build upon this work for 2022-2023. Areas of focus for this year include:Centring student voice Social justiceCurriculum review (both content and instructional practice)We look forward to sharing our progresson this important work with you.Greenwood held its first official Pride Parade in June of 2022! Students created posters, decorated the windows and sidewalk,and celebrated and showed allyship forthe 2SLGBTQIA+ community.May was Asian Heritage Month and Jewish Heritage Month. We learned as a community about influential Asian and Jewish artists throughout the month; students also sampled Asian and Jewish foods and learned about their significance.Greenwood9GRWD211_Evergreen_2022 r4.indd 9 2023-01-12 11:49 AM'