California School District Excludes White Employees From Social Event

  • A San Francisco-area school district hosted a social event for employees of color, adding that white colleagues were not to be included due to uneasiness and mistrust.
  • The Acalanes Union High School District in Contra Costa County hosted the event on Feb. 8 to welcome the new year, according to an email that was shared with Fox News.
  • “Hello POCC staff, we are ready for our first coming together in 2023,” the email said. “We are looking forward to seeing our people of color in the district. Please invite any employee of color to this event.”
  • It was written by Lynna McPhatter-Harris, director of Student Support Equity & Inclusion for the district. She added: “Be reminded that we have avoided inviting people that are not of color as there remains feelings of uneasiness and mistrust and we need this to be a safe space for our people of color. Please reach out to me if you have any questions or concerns.”
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