“It is not the responsibility of people of color to educate us. We can’t rely on colleagues or friends who are people of color to make up for our ignorance.”
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“Younger Black immigrants recognize that their voices have been missing from the conversation on immigration rights, so they’re creating their own spaces.”
“I believe there was a clear before and after about how we think of ourselves and how other people think of us after hosting our Art Build.”
Since Trump rescinded DACA, more than 13,000 students and young Americans have been put at risk of deportation. Another 100 lose their protected status every day.
5-MINUTE MEDITATIONS FOR ACTIVISTS. The following guided meditations by Charles Oteyza are designed for educator activists working for social and racial justice. In order to remain present, impactful and connected, take a moment to pause, recharge and refocus. Being able to sustain yourself is essential for your personal health and to continue your contributions to public … Continued
It has been a year of ups and downs for social justice activism. Take a look back at the top five most read Education Justice articles of 2017.
Even if you start with only five people at first, five becomes 10, 10 becomes 15, and after 15, you’re building a movement.
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”
“This new law respects the diversity of learners and their native languages and cultures,” – MTA President Barbara Madeloni
More than 15,000 “butterfly” postcards were delivered to Congress last week in support of the Dream Act, a bill that provides young immigrants brought here as children or infants a secure and permanent solution.