CHAPEL HILL CARRBORO NAACP
Dr. Gloria Thomas
Gloria Thomas serves as co-chair of the Education Committee. She has been the director of the Carolina Women's Center at UNC-Chapel Hill since 2016. She received a B.A. from Swarthmore College (PA) in English and Black Studies; a master's in English from Villanova University (PA); and a PhD in Higher Education from the University of Michigan. She has two young adult children.
After a 30-year career as a public health researcher at UNC-CH, Wanda Hunter went to work for the Racial Equity Institute where she trains and organizes. Locally she organizes with the Campaign for Racial Equity in Our Schools and works on racial truth and justice issues with her church, the United Church of Chapel Hill.
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Increase district engagement and accountability through the development of an effective Equity Advisory Council and engagements with district leadership.
Promote equitable opportunities for student achievement by identifying opportunity gaps, identifying anti-racist curricula, and addressing inequitable discipline practices.
District Personnel: push for the recruitment and support of teachers of color; recommend racial equity training for all staff and application of Racial Equity Tool by District leaders.