<p>WHEREAS: Cambridge is now the first public school district in New England to offer students and staff a space to observe space for meditation, reflection, and spirituality; and </p><p>WHEREAS: Sacred Spaces at CPSD schools are open for all students regardless of religious background; and</p><p>WHEREAS: The Sacred Spaces will allow staff and students to practice any form of self-reflection; and</p><p>WHEREAS: Chief Equity Officer Manuel Fernandez; Zakkiyya Witherspoon, the co-founder of the Muslim Community of Cambridge Public Schools (MCCPS); and the CPS Employee Resource Group worked collaboratively to create sacred spaces; therefore, be it</p><p>RESOLVED: That the Cambridge Public Schools goes on record recognizing the individuals involved with advocating for and establishing Sacred Spaces and acknowledges their commitment to equity.</p>

School Committee Actions

Action Action Date Reconsidered By Referred to Subcommitee
02/07/2023 Adopted

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