Dr. Bettina L. Love Joins us for ASM and Faculty Meeting

Dr. Bettina Love, co-founder of the Abolitionist Teaching Network (ATN), will join us for All School Meeting on Monday, September 28th and Faculty Meeting on Wednesday, September 30th. The ATN’s mission is to develop and support teachers and parents fighting injustice within their schools and communities. Dr. Love is concerned with how educators working withContinue reading “Dr. Bettina L. Love Joins us for ASM and Faculty Meeting”

A Message from the CaMD Director

One of the first times I ever addressed the Andover community was following Ferguson. When news broke that the grand jury was not going to indict Darren Wilson in the killing of Mike Brown, as people took to the streets of Ferguson, Missouri and cities across the world to protest the killing of yet anotherContinue reading “A Message from the CaMD Director”

GSA@30

GSA@30 Looking back to look forward Founded in 1989 by Sharon Tentarelli ’90, Andover’s GSA is likely the first established group in our independent school network. Since its founding, GSA has championed the LGBTQ community at Andover and helped to create lasting and indelible change. Kicking off the weekend, Tentarelli ’90, walked the audience throughContinue reading “GSA@30”

CAMD YEAR IN REVIEW

SEPTEMBER 2 (Mon) Labor Day – New International Students Register3 (Tues) CAMD Open House 9 (Mon) Ashura (begins sundown on Sept 9)13 (Fri) AfLatAm Mixer (5pm)15 (Sun) Latino Heritage Month Begins20 (Fri) AWE Faculty Mixer22 (Sun) Annual AMP Bowling Trip (12:30-4:00)27 (Fri) Alianza Student Faculty Mixer 29-Oct 1 (Sun-Tues) Rosh Hashanah (begins sundown Sept 29)29 (Sun) HostContinue reading “CAMD YEAR IN REVIEW”

Hip Hop Youth Activism Conference

Exploring Hip Hop as an Organizing Tool The CAMD mural was created by Elevated Thought in Lawrence, MA. All conference attendees contributed to the final piece. Since it’s conception, young people have looked to hip hop as a means to examine and affirm their own identity while promoting the understanding that our individual struggles areContinue reading “Hip Hop Youth Activism Conference”

Tony Jack shares his journey with the Andover community

Tony Jack “Access Ain’t Inclusion” “Access Ain’t Inclusion” Short and to the point, that phrase has stayed with me long after Tony Jack’s visit. His book, The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges are Failing Disadvantaged Students, not only bares witness to the experiences of hundreds of students from poor communities but also provides a roadmapContinue reading “Tony Jack shares his journey with the Andover community”

Six students participate in NAIS’ Student Diversity Leadership Conference

With the Fierce Urgency of Now. SDLC 2019 Over 1000 high schools students descended on Seattle for NAIS’ Annual Student Diversity Leadership Conference. This year’s theme: With the Fierce Urgency of Now., served as a rallying point for these young leaders, all of whom were invested in exploring their own identities, building their skills asContinue reading “Six students participate in NAIS’ Student Diversity Leadership Conference”

Podcasts

Podcasts allow for creators tell their stories, explore ideas, and engage in meaningful discourse. Here are some of our CaMD speakers’ podcasts— All My Relations Adrienne Keene | Podcast Archive All My Relations is a podcast hosted by Matika Wilbur (Swinomish and Tulalip) and Adrienne Keene (Cherokee Nation) to explore our relationships— relationships to land,Continue reading “Podcasts”

What does Justice Mean to You?

Justice Students lead the way in articulating a path forward For the past three years, Andover has chosen a school theme, enabling our community to rally around common points of inquiry and common values beyond those outlined in our statement of purpose. Following gratitude and citizenship, this year’s theme, JUSTICE, gave us an opportunity toContinue reading “What does Justice Mean to You?”