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File #: 17-1953    Version: 1 Name: Professional Services Contract - Indigenous House Consulting - Fremont High School
Type: Agreement or Contract Status: Passed
File created: 9/11/2017 In control: Chief Academic Officer
On agenda: 10/11/2017 Final action: 10/11/2017
Enactment date: 10/11/2017 Enactment #: 17-1468
Title: Ratification by the Board of Education of a Professional Services Contract between the District and Indigenous House Consulting, Oakland, CA, for the latter to provide Sankofa Media Project, a trauma-informed, social-change project designed to empower at-risk youth to become curators of media, content and narrative or "Culture Brokers" in their communities, addressing mental health challenges like trauma, anxiety and depression that have ties to race relations and multi-generational oppression; incorporates multi-media, history and science from the African Diaspora, and includes various other indigenous cultures to heal historical and generational trauma, and positively impact current day behavior and attitudes such as vacant self-esteem, propensity for anger & camp; violence and internalized racism; validates the stories from our youth to recognize and celebrate their survival and resiliency and provides tools for workforce development, educational advancement and social-emotional rea...
Attachments: 1. 17-1953 Professional Services Contract - Indigenous House Consulting - Fremont High School
Contact: Rosemary.Mcatee@ousd.org

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Ratification by the Board of Education of a Professional Services Contract between the District and Indigenous House Consulting, Oakland, CA, for the latter to provide Sankofa Media Project, a trauma-informed, social-change project designed to empower at-risk youth to become curators of media, content and narrative or “Culture Brokers” in their communities, addressing mental health challenges like trauma, anxiety and depression that have ties to race relations and multi-generational oppression; incorporates multi-media, history and science from the African Diaspora, and includes various other indigenous cultures to heal historical and generational trauma, and positively impact current day behavior and attitudes such as vacant self-esteem, propensity for anger & camp; violence and internalized racism; validates the stories from our youth to recognize and celebrate their survival and resiliency and provides tools for workforce development, educational advancement and social-emotional readiness, at Fremont High School, for the term August 14, 2017 through June 30, in an amount not to exceed $30,000.00.