Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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RPCS Anti-Racism and Anti-Discrimination Statement

We dedicate ourselves to addressing our own personal and institutional biases, practices, policies, and procedures. We affirm our commitment to identifying, addressing, and eradicating discrimination based on all oppressive acts including, but not limited to, race and religion, within our community.

Dive Deeper into DEI at Roland Park Country School

Affinity Groups

Learn more about the affinity groups offered at each Division. 
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Inclusive Excellence Leadership Program

The Inclusive Excellence Leadership Program (IELP) teaches students the art of group dynamics and discussion facilitation as it pertains to the matters of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Learn More

RPCS Stronger Together: An Action Plan for Strengthening Culture and CommunityLaunched in February 2022, RPCS Stronger Together: An Action Plan for Strengthening Culture and Community is a foundational blueprint of goals, guiding principles and commitments to support diversity, equity and inclusion efforts at Roland Park Country School. This detailed plan will grow and evolve to continuously meet the needs of our community. Please check back regularly to see updates of our progress.

RPCS Welcomes DEI Speakers!

Elaine Gomez-Sanchez

Elaine Gómez-Sanchez

Senior Game Designer, LatinX Games

Senior Game Designer for Brass Lion Entertainment and cofounder of Latinx in Gaming Elaine Gómez-Sanchez visited RPCS to share her experiences of immigrating to the U.S., navigating personal challenges and ultimately finding her dream job that combines science, math, logic and art. She talked about the importance of representation, relationships and giving back to the community
Rabbi Rory Katz

Cantor Ann Sacks

Holocaust Day of Remembrance speaker

Cantor Ann Sacks from the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation and Rabbi Rory Katz from the Chevrei Tzedek Congregation, spoke as guest speakers for our annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Convocation. The convocation also included poetry readings from the Middle School and Upper School Jewish Heritage Clubs and Upper School students taking Russian, a candle lighting ceremony, song, and litany of remembrance.

Brandi Francis

Brandi Francis

Brandi Francis spoke at our Upper School Black Student Union Conference, which was opened to students at multiple area schools. She emphasized the importance of self-care through affirming oneself, choosing one’s community well, and cultivating a daily gratitude practice.

Tanaira Cullens, 2008

We welcomed Tanaira Cullens, 2008, as the keynote speaker at our all-school Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation in January 2024. She talked about the power of books and words and shared five ways to make a positive difference in the world, no matter our ages or circumstances. “If you want to change the world, I encourage you to read, study, share what you’ve learned and let the words on the pages of your books into your heart and let your heart guide your hands to make positive choices that will impact generations beyond your own.”