The Philadelphia Affinity Group Network seeks to cultivate authentic, inclusive, intersectional spaces, shaped by and for educators who identify as people of color. These affirming and supportive spaces, rooted in an asset-based understanding of diversity, will support educators in navigating and improving their school environments and will be connected to a larger network to build alliances and address systemic issues.
The affinity groups will meet at least monthly (starting in January 2024). Activities during affinity group meetings can include: building a supportive community through heart work & connection; providing professional ideas, support, advice & connection; identifying retention challenges in their districts; and, when feasible and safe, advocating to address those challenges. If you are interested in participating in the Philadelphia Affinity Group Network please take a moment to complete the interest form below.