Our Group Description:
The Umoja Black Advisory Committee is a collaboration between Family and Children’s Services of Frontenac Lennox and Addington (FACSFLA) and the LDSB. Both organizations recognize that addressing the unique needs of Black children, youth, and families is crucial to address the disproportionate and disparity of outcomes faced by members of this group in both educational and child welfare systems.
Our Work Plan:
The Umoja Black Advisory Committee was established to provide a forum to advise, support and hold LDSB and FACSFLA accountable in implementing their DEI initiatives to ensure better outcomes for Black children, youth, and families involved in both systems.
Our Current Focus:
Umoja Black Advisory Committee will support the development of DEI initiatives and recommend strategies to build capacity and advocate for the inclusion of anti-oppression principles in policies and practice and to understand how oppression impacts Black children, youth, and families in KFLA.
The committee can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org