STUDENT VOICE & Leadership
YAALL: Young African American & Latinx Leaders
The Young African American & Latinx Leaders program is a student led organization that addresses the systemic inequalities in DPS that perpetuate the school-to-prison-pipeline through policy reform, and education.
The YAALL Mission
2016 Founding Leaders:
Peter Lubembela, Noel Community Arts School, Class of 2017
Aingkhu Ashemu, Denver School of the Arts, Class of 2017
Elijah Wright, Manual HS, Class of 2017
Jua Fletcher, Denver South, Class of 2018
Student Voice & Leadership
The DPS Student Board of Education, enhances the performance of our schools by promoting student voice and leadership, building powerful relationships among students and between students and adults, creating a positive environment, and fostering our school and district goals.
Throughout the school year, Student Board of Education leaders engage in implementing change through Challenge 5280, a student leadership competition. Students develop innovative policy arguments to make their school communities more equitable, and, in turn, to advocate for social justice.
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