What’s a Civil Rights Team?

A civil rights team is defined by:

  1. Students
    A civil rights team is a school-based group of students.
  2. Adult advisors
    A civil rights team has at least one school-based adult advisor. The team can also include community advisors.
  3. Focus
    A civil rights team identifies and addresses issues of bias (especially bias based on race, color, national origin and ancestry, religion, physical and mental disabilities, gender, and sexual orientation) in their school community through education and awareness efforts.
  4. School support
    A civil rights team is supported by the school’s administration.
  5. A relationship with the Civil Rights Team Project
    A civil rights team is registered with the Civil Rights Team Project and receives structure and support from our office.