In a racist society, it is not enough to be a non-racist, we must be anti-racist. AnGela Y. Davis We have been called to action by the Washington State PTA’s resolution on dismantling institutional and systemic racism (2020) to take Continue reading LWPTSA Council Anti-Racism Statement
April 22nd is Earth Day! It’s a reminder for us to come together and celebrate something we all have in common – our wonderful world as our home, our playground, our teacher. Lake Washington PTSA Council’s Sustainability Committee is creating Continue reading Calling all Students – Come Together to Make an Earth Day Video
Wednesday, April 21 at 7PM Join our panel of experts to explore how our environment affects learning, behavior, and health. Learn ways to create safer, healthier, and more inclusive environments in schools and at home. Speakers Nancy Bernard, WA State Continue reading Creating Healthier Indoor Environments for Children to Thrive
There have been questions around what role PTA has as we navigate conversations about students returning to school. To answer this question we referenced our mission statement. “To serve as a relevant resource to the local PTAs, families and community members within the Continue reading PTAs Role in Return to School Conversations
Did you know there are over 50 types of Unconscious Bias? Sequoya Lange (LWPTSA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Co-Chair) presented on the topic at our February 2021 Lunch and Learn event. Here are some of the resources from that presentation: Continue reading Unconscious Bias Resources
Last month, we shared ideas for how families can take simple steps to reduce their plastic waste by making some lifestyle changes at home. If you want more inspiration, check out Juanita High School Earth Corps’ weekly sustainability tips on Continue reading Sustainability Tip: Lead by Example by Reducing Plastic Waste in Your PTA!
Does hearing about plastic pollution make you feel too overwhelmed to take action? Are your kids having to educate YOU about the plastics crisis and what to do about it? This month we want to help your family take small Continue reading Sustainability Tip: Reducing Plastic Waste is a Win-Win