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Equity and inclusion are at the center of all that we do here at Maret. Ensuring healthy school life requires ongoing dialogue, self-reflection, and action towards ever more inclusive and equitable practices and policies.

Over the years, our work has expanded in both breadth and depth as we constantly re-evaluate what it means to be conscientious equity practitioners. We believe that, while imperfect and sometimes stumbling, we must remain on the path toward building a stronger community and, ultimately, a better world.

Leadership

Current Initiative—Combatting Racism

Events across the country, as well as stories within our own community, have called us to set higher standard of inclusion and engagement. In 2020-2021, Maret convened the Anti-Racism Task Force (ARTF), which produced a report and a series of recommendations to guide the School in combatting institutional racism. These recommendations are the foundation of the School’s most recent anti-racism initiatives.

Ongoing Programs

Every year we have a full calendar of events, discussion groups, workshops. Together, we learn, grow, and take action to promote equity and inclusion in our school and in our communities.

parent pointing at a map
Adult listening to student in the Mixed Forum
Girl sharing with a table at Mixed Forum

Community Action

The sharp rise in anti-Semitism and racially motivated attacks against Asian Americans nationwide have affected American society and life in our school community. Here, we offer resources to support students, faculty, and families in understanding and confronting bias and hate.

Understanding and Confronting Anti-Semitism

Our community stands against anti-Semitism and seeks to confront and end all forms of it.

End Violence Against Asians and Asian-Elders

Asian American and Pacific Islander have been targets of racism, underscore the urgency of disrupting this hate and bias.

PBS Series "Asian Americans"

The PBS television series "Asian Americans" chronicles the Asian American story and explores its impact our country.

Additional Resources

2021–2022 Committee on Equity & Inclusion (CEI)

Courtney
Cothran-Fenner

Director,
Equity and Inclusion

CEI Co-Chair

Marjo Talbott
Head of School
CEI Co-Chair

Nina Candia
Assistant Director,
Upper School

 

Jaime Estrada
Chair,
World Languages

Liz Kleinrock
Lower School Librarian

Dana Krein
Humanities Teacher

Jung Lee
Third Grade Teacher

Krystle Merchant
Director, Community
Engagement & Partnerships

Dominic Redd
Director,
Middle School

Patrick Scott
Director,
Middle School
Admission

Steven Tejada
Director,
Upper School