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What's happening with BLISS

Stepping Up

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


A Greater Cause

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


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.


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.