The value of creating "safe" spaces is to combat a society that has attempted to strip kinship away from us by telling us the things that connected us culturally were never worthwhile to begin it.
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August 11, 2016
I believe that the creation of the platform is an essential, progressive step towards revolutionizing education.
July 28, 2016
July is winding down to a close, and some of us are preparing to re-enter our classrooms. Even if you're not, you may have had enough of a break to begin wondering, What will I do next year?
July 22, 2016
To bring "equality" and "justice" to a system usually means having to disrupt that system to begin with.
July 13, 2016
If you weren't already committed to tackling the world's injustices before Pokémon Go came out, it probably wasn't the game's popularity that was stopping you.
June 24, 2016
"Today, I know not to let any event, circumstance, or person get in the way of my learning, because I--and I alone-- have power over that."
June 16, 2016
They felt a sense of solidarity, alliance, support, were reminded of their power, and their acts of resistance.
June 10, 2016
What stories, topics, and discussions should we be having to enter our years to come with minds focused on serving students and communities better?
June 03, 2016
The beauty of our jobs, however, is that we are not only gifted with multiple opportunities every day to affect students, but that students give us the space and strength to return to ourselves as well.
May 26, 2016
It's easy, at the end of the year, to lose sight of the "why"-- why are we in this work? What are we striving for? What does it mean to be an educator when we understand the vast and sometimes turbulent seas we want to help our students navigate?