Position Statement

The CHNA9 believes that everyone should have access to a safe and supportive learning environment and the opportunity to pursue the advanced education and technical skills required to obtain a decent, living-wage job. Such policies include:

  • Policies that remove barriers to people of diverse cultural backgrounds obtaining teaching licenses
  • Policies that promote an education inclusive of diverse perspectives and contributions and funding to increase the competency of educators and institutions to deliver inclusive lessons
  • Robust and comprehensive K-12 health education that is evidence-based, trauma-informed, and inclusive of nutrition and wellness, mental health, and healthy relationships
  • Funding, training, and other supports to increase access to quality childcare and early education for all
  • Ensuring community voice and equitable use of any new funding received through the Fair Share Amendment or other funding streams


Coalition for Anti-Racism and Equity (CARE) Bill S288/H.542

An Act to Promote Racially Inclusive Curriculum in Schools

For more information about CARE and the bill (S.288/H.542), please visit the Coalition for Anti-Racism and Equity website.