Equity

At Noble Academy, we strive to create an inclusive community that celebrates our differences. Our Cultural Responsiveness Team will be choosing a Person of the Week each week that represents a different trait that we value at Noble.  Please see below for this month’s People of the Week!

 
Following this, please include the following for October:
 

October People of the Week – Focus Trait: Respect

 

Week of October 4th

Person of the Week: Rihanna
Reason Chosen:  Rihanna dedicates her time to a foundation that she founded called the Clara Lionel Foundation (https://claralionelfoundation.org/about-us/). Through this foundation, Rihanna shows respect to people around the world by assisting in providing them with emergency preparedness, policy & system changes, and education.

Additional Link for Foundation: https://claralionelfoundation.org/about-us/

 

Week of October 12th:

People of the Week: Indigenous People
Reason Chosen: Indigenous Peoples day is on October 11th. It is important that we recognize and respect Indigenous People because they help protect our environment, fight climate change, and build resilience to natural disasters, yet their rights aren’t always protected.

 

 

Week of October 18th:

Person of the Week: Simone Biles
Reason Chosen:  During the 2021 Summer Olympics in Toyko, Simone Biles showed respect for herself by putting her mental health and safety above winning another gold medal. After taking a break for her mental health, she returned to the Olympics to continue to compete.
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Week of October 25th:

Person of the Week: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Reason Chosen:   Ruth Bader Ginsburg dedicated her life to fighting for equal respect for women, members of the LGBTQ community, and marginalized groups. She was also the first woman ever elected to the supreme court! 
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