Organizing for Racial Equity: From an Idea to a Movement

  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

AERA 2019 Presentation: “Beyond ‘Gap-Gazing'”

On Friday, April 5th, Marquita Prinzing, our Director of the SEA Center for Racial Equity, presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2019 Annual Meeting. The AERA 2019 Annual Meeting was held in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Canada and focused on using educational research to combat inequitable rhetoric. At the AERA 2019, Prinzing … Continue reading AERA 2019 Presentation: “Beyond ‘Gap-Gazing'”

Photos from the #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool Seattle School Board Mobilization

Thanks to Sharon H. Chang, an amazing photographer (and author), we have some brilliant pictures that really capture the passion and advocacy that students, educators, and community members had during the #BlackLives MatterAtSchool Seattle School Board Mobilization on Feb. 6th. The pictures are in a slideshow at the bottom of this post. Unfortunately, we are … Continue reading Photos from the #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool Seattle School Board Mobilization