How It Feels to Be a Muslim Student in Oakland

A guest post by Edrees Saied, an Oakland public school graduate and Energy Convertor. I can hardly survive identifying as a Muslim in society. But I’m slowly learning how to reconcile my identity as I grow older. In the past, I’ve often felt self-alienated as I internalized all the stereotypes and criticism about Muslims, and Arabians … Continue reading How It Feels to Be a Muslim Student in Oakland


Searching At School For What I’m Missing At Home

(A Guest post from an Oakland public school student and Energy Convertors Helping marginalized folx #navigate education. S/O 2 people converting negative energy to positive all over. Edrees Saied) Imagine you’re a student. You think yourself as an advanced student. Someone who tries to overload themselves with advanced classes for the sake of learning everything that you can. … Continue reading Searching At School For What I’m Missing At Home