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Stepping Up

August 11, 2020: Alana Dowdell '23 and Sydney Jean '23 jumpstart the BLAC. by BLISS (Black Literacy and Arts Collection)!

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A Greater Cause

Members of BLISS and supporters raise $1394 for the Know Your Rights Campaign, COVID-19 and Campaign Zero!

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Defining Our Future

In response to the horrific stories that have been brought to light by the "black at" Instagram accounts, BLISS continues to define itself as support network and a force for change in the independent school world.

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A message from Chukwudubem Anwunah '20, Miles Brewster '20, Obinna Okoli '20, and Ashley Williams '21. From a conversation with an alumnus to an independent project, learn how these four Hotchkiss students created an affinity group for Black students with some different things in mind.

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