The Chapman community strives to provide a safe and inclusive environment for all families. Below are recommended resources to learn more about racial equity and social justice. If you have feedback on the list below or more recommended material, please let us know.


Oct. 28 – Restorative Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice
6:00 – 8:00 PM | Chapman
Child care and food provided.

Oct. 29 – PPS District Board Meeting
6:00 – 9:00 PM | 501 N. Dixon St. Portland OR 97227
At roughly 7:40 PM, PPS will discuss the Racial Equity and Social Justice Plan. Full agenda.

Nov. 12 – PTA Meeting
6:00 – 7:30 PM | Chapman Library (room 17)
Food and childcare provided.

4th Tuesdays – Embrace Race: Talking Race & Kids
Every 4th Tuesday, this free, online series provides insight, resources and discussion on a range of topics related to race and children. Register to join.

Chapman Parent Advocacy Group
Parents have joined together to advocate for to ensure the security of the students at Chapman. We are stronger together in numbers. To get involved in this initiative or learn more, contact Nancy Wynne. 

DEI Book Club
Chapman parents have formed a book club focusing on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to be come more aware and to start and have conversations on DEI. They are planning to pick one of the materials (possibly from below) and meet one evening a month to discuss. If you’re interested, contact Kate Armstrong.

Reading Material


Drawings from Ms. Rosoff’s 3rd grade