Mistakes Are Still Being Made

After telling a teacher that he wanted to become a lawyer when he got older, Malcolm X was told that n****** don’t become lawyers. Later, he dropped out of school and became a pimp, a drug dealer, and a gambler; he was eventually sent to prison. While in prison, though, he made huge changes and … Continue reading Mistakes Are Still Being Made

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Gleaning Other Perspectives: Larry Itliong and the Farmworkers Movement

Written by Charity Peets Time and time again I am reminded of the importance of those around me—their opinions, their experiences, their knowledge and so much more. I recently had a discussion with a coworker about the Farmworkers Movement in the 1960’s. She mentioned the necessary role of Filipino farm workers and an important civil … Continue reading Gleaning Other Perspectives: Larry Itliong and the Farmworkers Movement

A Powerful Response to Equity 101 Seminar

"Dear Sandy: I do hope this email finds you well. I attended your workshop last Friday at the Woodland Dept. of Education offices.  We spoke briefly after your powerful presentation.  I have so much to say, yet I am unsure what to say.... words are unclear, only thoughts and feelings arise, which I will try … Continue reading A Powerful Response to Equity 101 Seminar