African American Council

  • Our Mission

    Help our students become more competitive in our global society by:

    • informing our parents and families of U-46 services
    • assisting our parents and families with questions and concerns

    Our council works with the School District concerning African American students and staff.

    Upcoming Events: Thursday, March 9, 2023 (via Zoom) click  here to register




    Book Study  

    This year, we will engage in a book study as a family - One Community, One Book. We are going to spend a portion of each meeting conversing about the book, Fugitive Pedagogy. Please click on the link here to read more about this awesome book by Dr. Jarvis Givens. 

    Fugitive PedagogyI

    When: 2nd Thursday of the Month
    Where: Varies (see details below) 
    Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m  

    Dr. Givens made a special guest appearance during the February meeting!

    2022-23  Meeting Schedule  

    • Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022 
    • Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022 
    • Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022 
    • No meeting in December
    • Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023 
    • Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023 
    • Thursday, March 9, 2023 (via Zoom) click  here to register
    • Thursday, April 13, 2023 (via Zoom) click  here to register


    All U-46 parents are invited to attend our events and our meetings!

    For questions or more information, please email or


Recorded Sessions - Presented by the U-46 African American Advisory Council

  • November 16, 2021: Strengthening Parental Agency and Equity of Voice


    October 20, 2020: Discussing Racism & Racial Injustices at Home - Part I

    November 17, 2020: Discussing Racism & Racial Injustices at Home - Part II