• Why Teachers of Color Leave September 19, 2019
    “Emotionally, it is harder to see students who look like me struggle, while higher-up administrators didn’t seem to truly care.” So says a Black teacher, summing up what many teachers of color feel when being in the minority of their...
  • When a School Meet a Child’s Individual Needs September 17, 2019
    My son has started the fifth grade, and I couldn’t be prouder. Last spring, I wrote about my son’s challenges not being met in the third grade and how I had to advocate for him. Now that he is in...
  • Happy Mexican Independence Day! September 16, 2019
    The post Happy Mexican Independence Day! appeared first on Pilsen Neighbors Community Council. https://www.pilsenneighbors.org/happy-mexican-independence-day/
  • Civic Academy on Community Policing Engages 100 East Austin Leaders September 16, 2019
    Over 100 East Austin congregational members and officers packed the house at Holy Cross Catholic for Austin Interfaith’s Community Policing Civic Academy.  The event was jointly hosted by leaders from Holy Cross, Ebenezer Baptist, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic and Mount...
  • Together Baton Rouge Session on St. George Breakaway Effort Elucidates September 13, 2019
    In 2015, an effort to carve out a southeast portion of East Baton Rouge to form a new city called St. George failed to collect enough signatures to get on the ballot.    This year, proponents returned with a similar...
  • TMO ‘Know Your Rights’ Sessions Draw Hundreds of Immigrants September 11, 2019
    Immigration ‘Know Your Rights’ civic academies organized by TMO leaders drew more than two hundred immigrant participants eager to learn their rights and responsibilities as residents in the Houston area.  At St. Theresa Catholic in Sugarland, over 100 members participated...
  • Assyrian History and Struggle: Indigeneity, Colonialism, and Rojava September 11, 2019
    Meia and Chris join Breht to discuss Assyrian history, West Asian politics, Indigenous struggles, colonialism and the Western Gaze, Kurdish nationalism, Christianity and Islam, Rojava and Syria, Anti-Imperialism, and much more! Find Chris on Twitter @assyrianSR Find and Support Meia...
  • Broken Mirrors II: How Many Latino Students Are at Public Colleges and Universities? Not As Many As There Should Be. September 11, 2019
    September 15 marks the start of National Hispanic Heritage month, when we honor the many cultural and economic contributions of Latinos, who comprise nearly one in five Americans. There’s much to celebrate: Latinos inject more than $700 billion into our...
  • Black Bolshevik: The Life of Harry Haywood September 10, 2019
    Historian Dr. Rebecca Hall joins Breht to discuss the life of her father, the famous communist theorist and black liberationist Harry Haywood, as well as her own work on women led slave revolts. Find her work here:  https://rebhallphd.org/ Follow her on...
  • Session II: Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons – Accelerate Peace Conference September 6, 2019
    This content was livestreamed on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 as part of the Accelerate Peace – Interfaith Action in Global Peacebuilding conference, at the Hoover Institution Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA. Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons is...
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