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Austin ISD Diversity Day

Date: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Austin ISD will celebrate its inaugural Diversity Day on Saturday, May 20th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Austin HS. The date was selected in observance of the United Nations´ World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

(May 1st), which promotes understanding of the values of cultural diversity.

Goals:

  • Celebrate the diversity of languages and cultures in AISD
  • Engage families and communicate that they have a role in AISD
  • Create access to services and opportunities for families in AISD
  • Help families understand how to navigate AISD
 

The event will include cultural performances, music and food from different countries, a multicultural gallery, a resource fair, and conversation circles to discuss outreach and community engagement.

Austin ISD has made available a flier in 12 languages to promote the event: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwgAkI_seI8PS3cyRkUwSlhTT2M

Free shuttles will run from various schools throughout the district beginning at 9:30 a.m.

For more information, please call Delia Zamarron in the Office of Parent and Family Engagement at 512-414-0726.

Austin High School is located at 1715 Cesar Chavez St.