SAVE THE DATE: We Return Live for Access Lit: Last Mile for Digital Equity on Friday, May 13th, at Noon!

I hope everyone is ready to head into a wonderful weekend and finds time to relax and rejuvenate. A group of folx who were touched by Dirk’s work and his impact on Oakland convened last Sunday afternoon to celebrate Dirk at his favorite neighborhood “watering hole,” Degrees Plato, located in the Laurel District. Jumoke Hinton-Hodge,…


FIA: A Chat on A-G Requirements

FIA Talks: A-G Chat with Mar’Quis Evans of Energy Converters Greetings Families in Action Community, Our second podcast episode is out now! FIA Talks is an opportunity for our youth, parents, teachers, and community to voice their opinions on current issues or important topics. Our second podcast was streamed on April 8, 2022, and it featured Mar’Quis…


EdSource: to Fix Our Education Crisis, Let’s Focus on Educating

This post was originally published on EdSource on February 17th but remains relevant. By Arun RamanathanPUBLISHED: February 17, 2022.There’s been a lot of coverage of people leaving California because of high taxes, house prices, crime. You name it. But if you’re a parent of a student of color, there’s another reason to leave. Our education system can’t…


Black Teacher Project: Institute Opportunities

Black Teacher Leadership & Sustainability Institute | Thursdays |May 5 – May 26 | 2:30 – 5:30 pm PT As participants in our Black Teacher Leadership and Sustainability Institute (BTLSI), Black teachers and educators will deepen commitment and agency in their work while developing strategies for leadership and sustainability. Attendees will virtually receive caring guidance and…