What can you do to fight racism?

March 7, 2018

I talk about race and racism for a living. As you can imagine I have some pretty interesting conversations quite often. Most often after workshops, round table discussions or presentations, it is inevitable that someone will raise their hand or come up for a private chat at the events end to ask one question, What…

This is My Work

March 7, 2017

I’ve been reflecting lately. A lot lately. As my time is taken more and more by coffees, conversations, meetings, trainings and the like, I have felt the need to reevaluate and reflect. What am I doing in my life where I really don’t even have the time to get sick.?(No seriously, a week ago I…

ED Share at UMSL’s ED Collabitat

October 7, 2016

There is so much work to do in education. So many opinions on who should fix it and how. So many who are anxious to not only talk about the issues, but to move into action and get them resolved. One of our recent panelists at the ED Share Event hosted by UMSL’S ED Collabitat…

ExpandED Equity Collaborative at Venture Cafe

August 10, 2016

How can we ensure that every student in our region has access to high quality education and opportunities? What if we all worked together across sectors, with common strategies to close the education opportunity gap so that every student can thrive? ExpandED Learning Collaborative led an interactive panel discussion on the education opportunity gap July…

Why does the gap exist?

January 4, 2016

The opportunity and resource gap begins in early childhood education with 40 percent of the nation’s public school districts not offering pre-school programs. This makes it difficult for low-income, minority youth to build the learning foundations necessary for K-12. Read more about the opportunity and resource gap and why it exists in the following Brown…