A coalition of parents, past and former students, educators and community members have organized to address longstanding issues of educational equity in Salt Lake City School District by requesting a process to develop a high school located on the city's west side.
On December 10, 2020, a letter was sent to the Salt Lake City School Board and School District. The letter made the following request:
...that the Salt Lake City School Board and School District work with us and the community as a whole to begin an authentic, community-engaged process of building a new high school on the west side of Salt Lake City.
We have written this letter to begin an important conversation. We want you to be a voice in that conversation and ask you to take 3 simple actions:
1. READ THE LETTER.
The request letter is two pages and outlines the request. Additional background and information was also provided in a six-page supplemental document. You can read the full letter with supplemental information on our homepage Click HERE to read the letter on our homepage. Click HERE to download a PDF of the letter and supplemental information.
2. SIGN THE LETTER.
If you support the request letter, please sign the letter by providing your information. Your name will be added to our request letter and delivered to the Salt Lake City School Board and School District in the coming months, and will be published on our website. As a truly grassroots effort, we will not share or sell your contact information with any other third-party. Click HERE to sign the letter.
3. SHARE THE LETTER.
We want this conversation to spread far and wide. Talk to your family and neighbors, talk to fellow parents and students, talk to friends and coworkers. Share this letter, link to the letter on your social media, get those who support this letter to sign it, too. That's how we can make a collective impact for equity in education! Click HERE to share the letter.