“Our children deserve better than what we’ve given them. They deserve adults who fight poverty, underperforming schools, racism, and classism. Not adults who fight each other.” -Vesia Wilson-Hawkins
In the first segment, you will hear Vesia and I discuss school choice, school segregation, and why white parents should stop speaking for parents of color. Disclaimer: You will hear me cheering and agreeing that white parents should stop talking about those parents. I have been guilty of that many times and worse, I have stood by and listened as other people spoke out of turn.
To finish up, Vesia wanted to say a few words about Project LIT and the work that Jarred Amato is doing. If you didn’t listen to our last episode series, I encourage you to go back and listen to Jarred Amato tell his story. I hope you enjoy hearing about Vesia’s personal connection to Project LIT.
Thank you for listening! I am still learning, and I would love any feedback about what is and isn’t working. I am busy lining up new guests for the new year. Please reach out and let me know if you have any suggestions for potential guests. I look forward to listening and learning with you in 2018!