Queens Chronicle: DOE reveals names on diversity panel

DOE reveals names on diversity panel | February 20, 2020: A backlash from parents has produced a new plan for the city to begin diversifying schools in central and Southeast Queens.

The Department of Education has pushed back the timetable for a community-devised plan six months to next December.


So far, the members of the working group are:

Mohamed Q. Amin, executive director of Caribbean Equality Project;

Oswald Araujo, director of Beacon Services at Queens Community House;

Stephanie Barreto-Lastra, community affairs borough manager of NYC Department of Education;

Sadio Comrie, teacher at Redwood Middle School;

Simone Dornbach, PTA co-president of The Academy for Excellence through the Arts, PS 303;

Merari Gallimore, PTA president of PS 80;

Shavvone Jackson, PTA recording secretary of Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School;


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