Let’s Spread the Word about Le Monde!

We love Le Monde French Immersion and its inclusive, international spirit! Families for DEI at Le Monde is spreading the word about our wonderful school in communities across Portland. If you would like to help, please share the blurb below on social media and with families who might be interested in applying for the 2022-23… Continue reading Let’s Spread the Word about Le Monde!

Honoring Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Please enjoy this mood board and accompanying resources in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DV1YBgANZY8 Grace Lee Boggs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EU7XHhU-jxE Untold Stories https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoOMZ5HLg9w Pacific Islander Voices https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSZLY4ixUfQ Asian American Athletes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGgG-0lOJjk Yo-Yo Ma https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VoP0ox_Jw_w Poem by Alex Dang https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJd3eZIT2XY NASA celebrates AAPI Heritage Month https://smithsonianapa.org/learn/not-a-stereotype/ Video series for teachers and caregivers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpS_u5RvMpM… Continue reading Honoring Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Famille du Monde! Let’s Talk About Senegal

Welcome to the second issue of Famille du Monde, a quarterly publication of the DEI Committee at Le Monde. In each issue, you’ll find fun and educational resources for your family related to a topic designed to help us feel more connected to diverse local and global French-speaking communities. In this issue, we are tuning… Continue reading Famille du Monde! Let’s Talk About Senegal

Le Monde DEI Stands in Solidarity with Communities Seeking Justice

April 14, 2021 We are deeply distraught by the murder of Duane Wright and the continued police violence against young Black men. We are also deeply saddened and disturbed by the recent violence directed toward members of the Asian American and Asian immigrant communities in the U.S. We stand in solidarity with these communities and will… Continue reading Le Monde DEI Stands in Solidarity with Communities Seeking Justice

Notes from April 8, 2021 Quarterly Meeting

Welcome and Storytime (Emma Colburn)Land acknowledgementRead aloud: Superheroes are Everywhere by Kamala HarrisCreating a Resilience Archive (Kelly Sunrose)Through writing, reflection and discussion, we explored the strengths we discovered during this pandemic year and the practices we want to carry forward beyond the pandemic. Honoring where we have been and how we have survived in our… Continue reading Notes from April 8, 2021 Quarterly Meeting

Land Acknowledgement

Le Monde French Immersion Charter School is located on East Burnside in Portland, Oregon in Multnomah County. We want to begin our time together by honoring the Indigenous families and communities that lived here and stewarded this landscape through Time, including the Multnomah, Kathlamet, Clackamas, Tumwater, Watlala bands of sovereign nations and language families such… Continue reading Land Acknowledgement

Notes from January 14, 2021 Quarterly Meeting

Welcome (Emma Colburn)8 families introduced themselves Land acknowledgementStorytime (Nadine Salama)Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to my Daughters by Barack ObamaUpdates and upcoming events (Sue Bickerstaff)Two events this fall.  Both raised money for Le Monde and Brighten Haiti.  Brighten Haiti is a local organization that supports our sister school in Durissy, Haiti.Elsy Dinvil’s Haitian Cooking Hour… Continue reading Notes from January 14, 2021 Quarterly Meeting

Famille du Monde! A newsletter for families.

Welcome to our inaugural issue of Famille du Monde, a quarterly publication of the DEI Committee at Le Monde French Immersion Charter School. In each issue, you’ll find fun and educational resources for your family designed to help us feel more connected to diverse local and global French-speaking communities. Each issue will include printable pages… Continue reading Famille du Monde! A newsletter for families.