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February 1, 2022
Written by Flint Hill Admission Team

Journey to Fostering an Inclusive Community

In 2020, after the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor prompted protests and unrest, talk of the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) was everywhere.

For Flint Hill, DEI work began in the late 1990s, ramped up in 2013 and continues today. DEI doesn't have an endpoint: the work happens on a continuum, where communities and the people within them are always changing. Below is an article from our School magazine about these efforts.


Maya Angelou famously said, “It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” Lisa Lisker P ’15, ’16, chair of the Flint Hill Board of Trustees Diversity Committee, shares that an inclusive community is “a place where every member that is there, feels like they belong and that they are safe to be themselves.”

Flint Hill aspires to be such a place; where members of our community are celebrated, embraced and can be unapologetically themselves regardless of their differences — both seen and unseen.

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Download the rest of this 10-page article about the evolution of Flint Hill's DEI efforts to date — and what comes next.

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