Equity & Inclusion

MLK Day Events (updated 1.15)

Holland Public Schools will be closed on Monday, January 18 to celebrate the life and work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Here is a list of events being hosted in the area to celebrate MLK Day.

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Native American Heritage Day

Land Acknowledgment: Acknowledging place and honoring people.

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9 Books for Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, and the perfect time to pick up recent books by and about indigenous people.

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Dutch Mascot Review
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Hispanic Heritage Month 2020

We've been celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of video featuring Hispanic leaders in our community.  Here's a look back at the stories we've heard.

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Hispanic Heritage Month | Yvette Chiquito

When Yvette saw a need in her community for mental health services, she used her gifts, her education, and her desire to serve her people to provide a service that would not otherwise be available to them.

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Hispanic Heritage Month | Maria Martinez

Maria is the owner of Taco Fiesta in Holland ad she can make a great Tamale.

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Hispanic Heritage Month | Ben Aguilera

Ben is a third-generation Chicano. He is the pastor of BLVD Church, the Interim Director of LAUP and is passionate about building community in Holland.

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Hispanic Heritage Month | Esther Fifelski

Esther Fifelski is the Human Relations Director for the City of Holland.

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Hispanic Heritage Month | Yadah Ramirez

Yadah is a graduate of Holland High School and the University of Michigan. She is also the Programs Director for Latin Americans United for Progress (LAUP).

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Hispanic Heritage Month | Daniza Palmateer

We're celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of video featuring Hispanic leaders in our community.

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Hispanic Heritage Month | Vanessa Gutierrez

Vanessa is the Community Outreach & Inclusion Manager at the Outdoor Discovery Center. It is her goal to improve access to nature for people of color.

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Hispanic Heritage Month | Abraham Gonzales

Hard work, helping people, and dignity for everyone: the values that brought Abraham Gonzales to the Ottawa County Public Defender's Office.

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Hispanic Heritage Month |Angela Gonzalez-Urbina

We're celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of video featuring Hispanic leaders in our community. Angela is a 2nd Grade Teacher at Holland Language Academy and the Dance Instructor at  Ballet Folklorico Sol Azteca.

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Hispanic Heritage Month | Johnny Vega

We're celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of video featuring Hispanic leaders in our community.

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HPS Policies on Student Political Speech and Demonstrations

HPS remains committed to upholding Federal law and protecting our student’s constitutional rights, while maintaining a safe and orderly learning environment free from disruptions for our students.

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