My Brother’s Keeper – NYSED

The New York State My Brother’s Keeper initiative seeks to “Change the Narrative” of boys and young men of color, and all students, by closing and eliminating the opportunity gaps they face and helping them to reach their full potential. Learn more and get your school involved.

Video: President Barack Obama Addresses New York State My Brother’s Keeper Symposium


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Framework and Policy Statement – 2021

Educator Diversity Report – NYSED, 2019



Additional Resources


Resources from School Library Services to Support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Schools – a LibGuide full of content for K-12 students and staff. On this site, you’ll find everything from Sesame Street specials and HBO documentaries to picture books and news articles.

How to Make Your Organization More Diverse in 9 Steps

Diversity and Equity books, articles, and video links



Racial and Ethnic Groups

4 Ways to Support Principals of Color – Intentional support that’s built into the district culture can help ensure longer tenures for Black and Latino school leaders.

We need black men to step up and become teachers

How I Talk to My White Preservice Teachers About Diversity

Children Come to School Holding Stereotypes. Teachers Can Help Break Them

Vanguard Fall 2018 – Diversity & Equity in Our Schools

People with Disabilities

Vanguard Fall 2019 – Special Education

LGBTQ populations

Understanding and supporting our LGBTQ+ school leaders – NASSP