Select News

Civil Discourse Panel Discussion: Policing

On Tuesday, May 11, Friends Select upper school students will moderate a virtual Civil Discourse Panel Discussion between experts that examines the complex issues surrounding policing. The panelists will include Captain Zsakhiem R. James of the Camden County Police Department, Drexel criminology professor Rob Kane, and the Manhattan Institute's deputy director of legal policy, Rafael Mangual.

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Youth Suicide Risk: What You Should Know

On Monday, May 17, Friends Select’s Wellness Program presents Dr. Terri Erbacher in a virtual discussion about youth suicide risk, in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month. The Friends Select middle and upper school faculty recently participated in a training on this topic offered by Dr. Erbacher, and the Wellness Program is now pleased and honored to invite Dr. Erbacher to speak with our wider community.

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Alumni Stories

Black Alumni Reflecting on Their Experiences at Friends Select

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, Friends Select School has recommitted itself to seeking racial justice, teaching tolerance, and building an anti-racist community. Working with national alumni board president Steve Lawrence ’81 and director of equity and inclusion Toni Graves Williamson, Friends Select has been making concerted efforts to engage with and listen to Black alumni. Recently, Nyeema Caldwell ’20 and Cindy Harper Covington ’84 reflected on their experiences as Black students at Friends Select. 

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