Greta Thunberg is a brilliant role model for everyone, but especially young people, about how to be an activist and how to campaign for social equity and social justice. She embodies the way we can all make a difference about something we care deeply for.
I know myself, my values and my purpose. I know how to bring a vision to life, to build momentum, by leveraging my network. I know I am a positive role model in my passionate commitment to strategic action to serve others.
You will never know what it’s like to have the doors closed in your face over and over again because of who I am.
A black teacher.
There is a lot to be motivated about right now. There are opportunities to take. There are glimpses of hope. There are wrongs to be made right. There are actions that are required. There are a sense of collective agency.
Today is our 4th #DiverseEd event. Who knew when we launched the handle in January with the year on it due to lack of available options, what a year 2020 would be for the world? The year the world stopped and reflected, the year we took a long, hard look at humanity. Who knew thatContinue reading “#MyDiverseEdPledge”
I may not have had ‘individual agency’ when I was 8 but I became an agent of change.
I can’t help but think maybe it’s time that schools went back to being places of education, where parents supported the school and the government supported parents with the other stuff.
Surely it would be foolish to be patient right now when lives are at risk and our country is fit to implode?