On January 27th, Bruce Jackson, a SEA Center for Racial Equity Coach, represented the CRE at the Black Lives Matter at School Press Conference. Here are a few of his thoughts!
The following is an OPINION letter drafted by one of our CRE Coaches commenting on a State Bill affecting education: January 22, 2020 Dear Senators, I am writing this letter against State Bill 6282, as sponsored by the following State Senators: Pedersen, Wellman, Kuderer, Salomon, Mullet, Carlyle, Hunt, Frockt, Holy, Padden, Hawkins, Zeiger, Wagoner, Wilson, … Continue reading OPINION: Against State Bill 6282 – Dismantling Injustices within HCC
Within our union, there are still racial inequities that need to be addressed. However, during the WEA Representative Assembly held from April 25th to 27th, the conversation began again as racial justice seemed to become the theme of the convention. Marquita Prinzing and Kaitlin Kamalei Jenkins from SEA tag teamed as lead organizers for … Continue reading Organizing for Racial Equity: From an Idea to a Movement
February 27, 2019 Dear Seattle Public School Educators and Communities, As we gear up for the “Read Across America” event that is celebrated across the United States, we want to address an ongoing movement to increase inclusion and diversity in reading for students, family, and community. For years, since the inception of this event, we … Continue reading Ditch Dr. Seuss and Go with #DiverseBooks