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Let's talk about equitable dress codes.

What you should know:


- On September 29, 2021, The Gunnison Project announces the second volume of the ERP.

- In the week of November 29, 2021, The Gunnison Project begins to receive dress code feedback.

- On December 3, 2021, The Gunnison Project received feedback on the dress code from almost 60 people. The Gunnison Project immediately begins a response.

- On December 7, 2021, The Gunnison Project's directors joined GHS principal Jim Woytek in a discussion about the dress code.

- On December 8, 2021, The Gunnison Project's Executive Director joined the superintendent in a discussion about the dress code.

- On December 13, 2021, The Gunnison Project's Operations Director addressed the school board on the issue.

- On January 19, 2022, The Gunnison Project emails the superintendent a copy of The Glass Standard. We received no response.

- On January 26, 2022, The Gunnison Project emails the superintendent a copy of The Glass Standard. We received no response.

- On February 2, 2022, The Gunnison Project emails each site principal a copy of The Glass Standard. Mr. Jim Woytek at GHS and Mr. Andy Hanks at GMS were the only ones who responded. They provided constructive feedback.

- On February 9, 2022, The Gunnison Project emails the superintendent a copy of The Glass Standard. We received no response.

- On February 23, 2022, The Gunnison Project emails the superintendent a copy of The Glass Standard. We received no response.

- On March 2, 2022, The Gunnison Project emails the superintendent a copy of The Glass Standard. We received a response indicating progress.

- On March 2, 2022, The Gunnison Project asks school board secretary Anne Brookhart for guidance on submitting a policy to the board.

- On March 7, 2022, The Gunnison Project will present The Glass Standard to the school board.

- The Gunnison Project continues to work on a resolution and expects a policy adopted by the end of April 2022.


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Here's where we are.

We're struggling with our biggest mental health crisis to date.

Our schools aren't designed to be student-centric.

Healthy activities like skiing and biking are locked behind a paywall.

We don't have a safe and trusted system to inform about incidents.


Here's where we are going.

We've designed Gunnison's best ever peer support program.

Peer support is the single most effective tool we have to solve this crisis. We must be able to use it; and we must be able to use it correctly.

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We're engineering the most ambitious environmental improvement plan for schools that Gunnison's ever seen.

The Educational Recovery Plan was created to make our schools a place where students belong.

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We're starting to Keep Track of how our school district responds to the mental health crisis.

The Gunnison Watershed School District is making some questionable decisions. It's time to Keep Track.

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We've launched an extraordinary equity initiative to ensure that all students have access to healthy activities.

The Activities and Recreation Club is a way for youth to unlock the wonders of our community.

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We need your help moving forward.

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