Equity For All

Together for justice.


High quality teaching in our classrooms is not only about getting great academic results; it must also be about encouraging and equipping our students to use their voices to call out injustice and to build a more just world. We are more committed than ever to making sure ALL decisions that affect students and staff at KIPP Jacksonville are filtered through a lens of equity and racial justice.

2025 Strategic Plan Equity Initiatives

The Senior Leadership Team will engage in a scope and sequence of equity professional development that results in deeper learning and alignment to our racial justice commitments

Establish an Equity team to oversee an inclusive process for developing a KIPP Jacksonville Equity Vision and identify 1-2 immediate priorities to address


Get to know more about KIPP Jacksonville’s work on justice and equity.

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Find various resources on race and anti-racism in our country.

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Listen to the voices from our KIPP Jacksonville Team and Family.

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Language is Power

To effectively discuss racial justice, social justice, and equity, it’s important to get clear on how KIPP defines these terms. We use the following definitions to guide our work.

Racial Justice: The proactive creation, examination and enforcement of policies, practices, attitudes and actions to promote equitable opportunities, outcomes and treatment for people of all races. Racial justice is a conscious act, an individual and institutional responsibility.

Social Justice: A vision of society in which the distribution of resources and power is equitable and all members are physically and psychologically safe and secure. Social justice involves social actors who have a sense of their own agency as well as a sense of social responsibility toward and with individuals and society.

Equity: A condition that balances two dimensions: fairness and inclusion. As a function of fairness, equity implies ensuring people have what they need to participate in school life and to reach their full potential (flourish). As a function of inclusion, equity ensures that essential educational programs, services, activities, and technologies are accessible to all.

For more information on how we define this work, view our Leading for Racial Equity glossary.