TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – When students graduate from high school, they’ve been educated in history, English, math and science. But unfortunately for some, bullying and racism are included. The YWCA,Young Women’s Christian Association, works to help affected students through a program known as the Heritage Panel.
Heritage Panel is an inclusive group of high school students that encourage their peers to make school a more welcoming place to be. Their main focus is to eliminate racism, promote peace and empower women. The panel discusses important and ignored issues that may affect their schools. The Americorps members facilitated the Heritage Panel. Americorps is a non profitable civil society program that is supported by the federal government. Continue reading “Heritage Panels” Give Diverse Students Outlet for Expression