Castro Valley Community Alliance
The Community Alliance is a collaborative group of Castro Valley community and educational leaders, students, and families advocating for compassion, understanding and acceptance.
Castro Valley is a diverse community that is welcoming and inclusive. It is a community where everyone is safe, respected and valued. Our school district is the heart of a rapidly evolving Castro Valley. In our schools, staff and families experience diversity as a catalyst for unity.
BAY AREA STANDS UNITED AGAINST HATE UNITY POETRY / ART SLAM
Thank you to all that joined us for the Unity Poetry / Art Slam at SmallTown Society on November 14th. Below is a slide presentation of some photos and videos from the event.
Past events and activities
Season of Service, Period of Peace is currently being planned. Season of Service, Period of Peace activities are held from January 15th- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday until March 31st - Cesar Chavez’s Birthday. During this period, planned activities encouraging service, peace, and kindness will be promoted throughout schools and the community. More information coming to you at a later time.
Documentary Films and Community Conversations focused on important topics related to equality and social justice are currently being planned and information will be sent out to the community as soon as they become available.
Attend walk-through registrations: The Castro Valley Community Alliance attended all CVUSD walk-through registrations passing out flyers informing the community of the newly formed alliance.
Visit every middle school and high school classroom in district: On August 24th, September 29th and October 23rd, the Community Alliance visited Castro Valley High School, Canyon Middle School and Creekside Middle School to share information to the students about the Community Alliance.
Building Capacity to Engage in Important Conversations: The ability to engage in productive courageous conversations is a critical element of building community. The Alliance attended a workshop on November 8th where we learned skills to have healthy conversations related to equality and social justice.
CVUSD is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination, intimidation, harassment and bullying based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Violations of this policy should be reported immediately to the site administrator(s) at District Schools. Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of Student Services, 4400 Alma Avenue, Castro Valley CA 94546, 510-537-3000 x 1257