Remembering Dirk Tillotson

“Students who need the most and deserve the most, tend to get the least while the privileged magnify their advantages. That’s the system and I challenge anyone to prove me wrong.”  – Dirk Tillotson Dirk was a movement. This is where words and language have its limitations as they cannot even begin to adequately express…


What is Digital Redlining? Join us next Tuesday to learn more.

A simple definition of digital redlining is creating and perpetuating inequities between already marginalized groups specifically through digital technology, digital content, and the internet. With this pandemic, the digital divide not only became grossly evident but illustrated the ways in which digital redlining persists. On Tuesday September 7th at 1pm PT is episode 2 of the…


The Oakland Ed Week in Review (6/20-6/26)

This week, we cover public art in action, the state’s teacher shortage and student activism. The Jazz and Democracy Project  This project is a summer professional development institute with a growing network of 5th – 12th Grade teachers integrating jazz into their history, government, social studies, language arts and music classes. What can jazz possibly…