Current Issues

R.A.C.C.E’s latest work in the community.

#EveryOrganizationEveryCity: Letter to Connecticut Mayors and Superintendents Urging Better Management of Resources, Community Partnerships and Equitable Access to Education/Carta a los alcaldes y superintendentes de Connecticut pidiendo una mejor gestión de los recursos, asociaciones comunitarias y acceso equitativo a la educación

Collaborative effort leads to an action-orientated letter urging a focus on racial equity, resource optimization, and access to the internet, mental health support services, and food to be acknowledged as civil rights and to be protected as such. 

COVID_19: Waterbury School Closure Survey/ COVID_19 Encuesta de cierre de la escuela de Waterbury

Fill out this survey and help RACCE track the school district’s response to families and students during the school closures due to the COVID_19 virus/RACCE está rastreando la respuesta del distrito escolar a las familias y estudiantes durante el cierre de las escuelas debido al virus COVID_19

WATERBURY COVID-19 CLOSURES EXTENDED TO 3/31/2020: SCHOOL CLOSURES, KNOW YOUR RIGHTS & SIGN-UPS FOR SOLIDARITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY CHECK-INS

An “Alert” style announcement was made on the Waterbury Public Schools website and it indicates they will be closed to at least to March 31, 2020 following Gov. Lamont’s executive order closing all of Connecticut’s public schools. (The school district… Read More ›

RACCE Statement on Waterbury Public Schools Closing…

Mayor O’Leary and Superintendent Ruffin will be shuttering our schools immediately due to the public health crisis associated with COVID-19. We believe this to be the right decision. We also believe the city and schools must find innovative and appropriate ways to respond to all of our student’s needs.

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