NA For Change Hosts Roundtable FOR CHANGE Discussion With Student Leaders of the Greater Pittsburgh Area

As a group of current and former North Allegheny students, we are pushing for more diverse, inclusive, and anti-racist policies at North Allegheny School District while also serving as a collaborative platform to educate and inform the community, including children and parents. We have been galvanized seeing the work of America’s future in other schools.Continue reading “NA For Change Hosts Roundtable FOR CHANGE Discussion With Student Leaders of the Greater Pittsburgh Area”

NA For Change Meets With Members of North Allegheny School Board and Administration to Receive District Response to Issues Championed by NA For Change, Provide Feedback

NA for Change presented our Addendum at the 6/24 School Board meeting, supported by over 1,700 signatures on our petition, Letter to North Allegheny on Anti-Racism. This Addendum addressed the current inequities faced by students of color and policy proposals to fix these problems, supported by statistics, research, and resources. On July 2nd, we heldContinue reading “NA For Change Meets With Members of North Allegheny School Board and Administration to Receive District Response to Issues Championed by NA For Change, Provide Feedback”

NA For Change Releases a Community Update

Dear North Allegheny Community, One month ago, more than a dozen speakers shared their testimonies and spoke out in support of NA For Change’s anti-racist policies. Empowered students, frustrated parents, and concerned community members made the urgency of our mission clear; we must take immediate and long-term action as a district to transform schooling andContinue reading “NA For Change Releases a Community Update”

NA For Changes Releases Virtual Guidebook To Empower Students to Inspire In Their Own Communities

After seeing what an impact could be made with organization, passion, community support, media attention, and hard work, we found that our movement could help others in their quest for a more inclusive community. We recognized that there is an overwhelming amount of energy and passion dedicated to these causes, but that it is oftenContinue reading “NA For Changes Releases Virtual Guidebook To Empower Students to Inspire In Their Own Communities”

NA For Change Co-Sponsors Virtual Concert for Racial Justice with NA Social Justice Club and NASH Multicultural Student Union

In support of ongoing action calling for racial justice, students and alumni of North Allegheny are hosting a virtual concert on Sunday, July 12 at 8pm EST. The concert will be held on Zoom and live-streamed over Facebook. We aim to not only raise money for worthy initiatives including- Pittsburgh Promise, Urban League of GreaterContinue reading “NA For Change Co-Sponsors Virtual Concert for Racial Justice with NA Social Justice Club and NASH Multicultural Student Union”

NA For Change Responds to the NA School Board President’s June 24 Closing Remarks

NA For Change respectfully sends the following statement to the North Allegheny School Board following the School Board President’s remarks on June 24, 2020: Dear North Allegheny School Board, We appreciate the attention you gave us during our speaking time at the June 24th Regular Meeting–we were galvanized with the turnout that appeared at yesterday’sContinue reading “NA For Change Responds to the NA School Board President’s June 24 Closing Remarks”

NA For Change Appears In Pittsburgh City Paper, KDKA, WPXI

NA for Change was featured on several news sites on June 17th, the day of our Caravan for Change and appearance at the School Board meeting to present our petition, A Letter to North Allegheny on Anti-Racism, which at the time had garnered over 500 signatures in just a couple of days. KDKA, WPXI, andContinue reading “NA For Change Appears In Pittsburgh City Paper, KDKA, WPXI”

NA For Change Announces ​Caravan For Change: Optimism and Action in Trying Times for Wednesday, June 17

Watching the news and seeing crying families, funerals, and graphic videos once again bring the issue of race in America to the forefront of the national conscience. We at North Allegheny believe that everyone has the right to be seen as truly equal in the eyes of the law and the hearts of America. ThisContinue reading “NA For Change Announces ​Caravan For Change: Optimism and Action in Trying Times for Wednesday, June 17”

NA For Change Releases A Message from NA Students and Alumni to Our Community

NA For Change watches the events unfolding in cities across America and shares the frustration and anger of those that mourn the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and other tragic and preventable losses of life. The issue of systemic racism has plagued our nation since its founding, and only through honest andContinue reading “NA For Change Releases A Message from NA Students and Alumni to Our Community”