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Committee on Education and Workforce Development
The Committee on Education and Workforce Development will receive testimony on the following bill.
BLOCK I: 3:00 PM -4:30 PM
Bill 34-0147 An Act amending the Virgin Islands Code title 10, chapter 1, sections 2 and 3 relating to discrimination on account of race to include discrimination on the basis of hair texture and title 17, chapter 3 relating to education to enact “The Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act” or “The Virgin Islands Crown Act of 2021”
Denise Benjamin, Owner, Miss Naturalista
Adjoa B. AsaMoah, Founder & CEO ABA Consulting Leader of the CROWN Coalition
Mrs. Aminah Saleem
Mr. Shomari Moorehead
Mrs. Kimberley Moorehead
BLOCK II: 5:30 PM
The committee will receive testimony from the Virgin Islands Department of Education and the Virgin Islands Board of Education on the plans for the 2022 school reopening.
Honorable Racquel Berry Benjamin, Commissioner Virgin Islands Department of Education
Mr. Kyza Callwood, Chairman, Virgin Islands Board of Education