Change Columbus Day to “Indigenous Peoples' Day” on Manchester Public Schools Calendar

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We are proud that Manchester Public Schools value cultural diversity and inclusion. We are asking that the Manchester Board of Education vote to rename the Columbus Day holiday "Indigenous Peoples' Day," starting with the 2019-2020 school calendar. This change would honor and celebrate Native American and Indigenous people and their contributions to our community and nation.  The superintendent has agreed to allow us to meet with the BOE policy committee in June [update: May 29th at 5:30 in Lincoln Center, 494 Main St. Manchester] and we want to show them that there is community support for this change!  Have your voice heard by signing this petition to change the Columbus Day holiday to “Indigenous Peoples' Day" in Manchester, CT public schools.



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