Season 2, Episode 2: Homegrown Leaders
Host Jonathan Santos Silva speaks with leaders and educators from Nashville Teacher Residency (NTR) in Nashville, TN to explore how the next generation of teachers may already be working within our schools.
Allies Need to Be Bold in Their Support of LGBTQ Teachers and Students
The back-to-school season poses a challenge for queer teachers: How open can they be about who they are?
Changing Course Season 2: How BIPOC Leaders Flourish
Host Jonathan Santos Silva (South Dakota ‘10) will sit down with innovative nonprofits from across the country that are committed to attracting, training, and retaining BIPOC educators. Each episode will feature thoughtful conversations about how organizations are investing in and providing careers where BIPOC staff can flourish.
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.
Passing Down a Legacy of Asian American Advocacy to My Son
A father and educator explains how the Asian American model minority myth perpetuates stereotypes and the work that lies ahead for his son and the education system to end it.
You Will Encounter the Model Minority Myth, but It Is Your Legacy to Resist It
The perpetuation of the model minority myth in education harms Asian Americans and hinders efforts to build coalitions with other marginalized people.
Improving Voting Access for Marginalized Communities One School at a Time
Blanca Adriana Ontiveros’ work focuses on ways to help children leverage the power of the ballot even if they can’t vote.
Understanding the Diversity of Latinx Identities Helps Customize Learning
There is no one way to be Latinx. Sharing culture and identity in the classroom can dispel myths and establish meaningful connections between teachers and students.
‘It Really Stings’: Students Fighting Book Bans Talk About the Harm They Cause
Students leading the charge against book bans say that these challenges are causing a strain on their mental health and learning environment.