Season 2, Episode 1: The Purest Form of Activism
Host Jonathan Santos Silva speaks with leaders and educators from The Center for Black Educator Development in Philadelphia about how to create safe spaces that value and invest in young Black leaders.
Universal Free School Meals Are Over. What Does That Mean for Hungry Students?
Educators and advocates fear that recent federal school meal changes could worsen child food insecurity.
Can a Software Company Help Schools Achieve Equity?
A team of epidemiologists and computer scientists believe the same kind of computational forecasting that predicts the spread of a virus can also help guide the spread of equity and social health.
What Happens When Philanthropists Begin to Practice Anti-Racism?
Money is starting to flow from people who believe that leaders with lived experiences of inequity are the most qualified to design solutions
How Did School Lunch Become a Staple for American Kids?
It started with some concerned women and a one-penny meal in Philadelphia.
Rushing to Fill the Gaps Coronavirus Has Widened
As the pandemic intensifies inequities in education and across our already fragile safety nets, social entrepreneurs and nonprofits are feeling the urgency to find solutions.
Good Advice for Early-Stage Entrepreneurs
Past judges of the Teach for America social innovation awards share some tips with early-stage entrepreneurs on surviving the first hurdles.