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"The children's books are for my 9-year-old daughter. Something short that I can read to her on the phone, but long enough not to be childish. She is a smart and beautiful girl."
Summary:Youth conduct power analyses of policies and institutions that specifically affect people of color and poor communities.
Summary:When literature is negated from a community, young people lose an important means of creating and carrying their own tools of success, and imagining their own future.
While The Sneetches taught about the interaction between discrimination and capitalism, Horton Hears a Who is Dr. Seuss' exploration of genocide.
May our relationships and commitment to building a just and equitable future continue, for in the struggle for justice is the hope of the future.
"I must say that writing is a lot safer and much more productive than doing drugs."
Summary:In order to fix our schools, we all need to start taking responsibility for
the racism, poverty, and violence that are what's really undercutting them.
Summary:But doesn't homeschooling mean parents teaching their own kids at home?
What does a center like this have to do with homeschooling?
"We set up meetings with people we felt like were allies, and invited
them to our hearing. It's hard to say no to a group of kids wanting to learn,
wanting to make a difference."
We need to learn how to celebrate and develop our resilience. When we can do that, we bring life back into our lives and into the lives of our communities.
Coming soon: a page with an annotated description of these blogs