DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) Committee

Our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Mission Statement:

Redondo Beach Council PTA embraces the diverse backgrounds, experiences, knowledge, and talents of the students, families, and school communities we serve. We strive to empower ALL voices because our differences are our greatest strength in our mission to make every child’s potential a reality.

2023-24 Council & Unit DEI Committee Chairs:

Redondo Beach Council PTAVerena Thompson
Adams Middle School PTSAJen McArdle
Alta Vista Elementary School PTASarah Lynch
Beryl Elementary School PTAPaula Pope & Rodney B. Campbell
Birney Elementary School PTAKatie Jackson
Jefferson Elementary School PTAMuriel Aubrey Thompson
Lincoln Elementary School PTATBD
Madison Elementary School PTATBD
Parras Middle School PTSATBD
Redondo Union High School PTSATijen Loubert
Tulita Elementary School PTALori Palmer
Washington Elementary School PTAMariko Fairly (interim)
Redondo Beach Council PTA is one of three proud winners of the National PTA Jan Harp Domene Diversity and Inclusion Award which recognizes PTAs that best demonstrate outstanding achievement in the areas of diversity and inclusion, as well as efforts to end discriminatory practices.

Cultural Calendar

For our Redondo Beach Council PTA cultural events calendar, click HERE.

Resources for Children with Disabilities

Click HERE for a helpful document full of resources for families wanting to develop social contacts with children with disabilities.

Book Nook

“** Please note that these recommendations came from fellow 33rd District PTA leaders and posting this list not meant to be an endorsement by Redondo Beach Council PTA. We invite you to learn more about how PTA is building a more inclusive community visiting the National PTA website.”

Glossary of Inclusion Terms

For a helpful glossary of inclusion terms, see this DEI Glossary of Inclusion Terms.

Helpful Links:

33rd District DEI Page


Have questions? Want to be more involved in DEI?

Feel free to reach out to Joanne Wildenhain at