On Tuesday, March 23rd the Regional School Committee unanimously passed the following statement:
Dear ARPS Families,
We mourn alongside our Asian, and Asian American community.
Although the most recent surge of anti-Asian violence is elevated from the pandemic and
fomented by some political leaders, anti-Asian violence has a long history deeply woven in this
We condemn racism and xenophobia against Asian communities. Asian and Asian American
lives must not be devalued, demeaned, or dehumanized.
Solidarity is important and action is critical. We commit to work collectively with the whole school
community to dismantle white supremacist culture and eradicate racist violence