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George School Community Members Pledge to Stand Against Racism

Marcus Ingram director of inclusion, Laura Lomax ’76, Susan Gaston-Simon p ’18, and Claudia Leiva (wife of Pacho Gutierrez ’77) gathered in Doylestown Borough. (Photo courtesy of Pacho Gutierrez ’77)

On Friday, April 27, 2018 four members of the George School community attended the YWCA panel on diversity. Marcus Ingram director of inclusion, Laura Lomax ’76, Susan Gaston-Simon p ’18, and Claudia Leiva (wife of Pacho Gutierrez ’77) gathered in Doylestown Borough. The panel was part of a nationwide effort to better understand racism in American society, while working to eliminate it. Claudia served as mediator, while Marcus and Laura acted as panelists. Susan was there representing Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick.

“Diversity and differences are both evolutionary and a source of our strength,” Marcus said during the discussion.

Throughout the ninety-minute discussion, the panel of educators and community leaders discussed diversity, inclusion, immigration, and the economics of racism.

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