Activities

Activities

A Gathering for Prayer and Understanding

Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 at 4:00 PM

A Gathering for Prayer and Understanding: Sunday, June 10, 4:00 PM, at Heritage.┬áPlease join GAPP for this Gathering with Native American Elders and local religious leaders. Mary Pember and Guy Jones will share Native perspectives on mascots and other cultural insights. They will be joined by Rev. Leslie Woodward, Rev. Canon William Scrivener of Christ […]

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Learn More About the AHS Mascot Issue

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 7:00 AM

Greater Anderson Promotes Peace (GAPP), whose focus is diversity, respect and inclusion, has supported changing the Anderson High School mascot for over eighteen years. GAPP has researched the concerns of Native American organizations who support the change. Key issues include: such mascots have harmful psychological effects on Native American students; they encourage cultural appropriation of […]

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