• School Uniforms Don’t Have to Exist: Reimagining the Landscape at U Prep
    Allowing students to wear spirit wear instead of school uniforms, reflects their school pride, instead of forcing them to look alike, feel policed and under guard; denotes freedom of expression; and creates a community of trust from student to school leaders and staff. Change is necessary. Approximately five or…

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  • Liberation Through Education: Part III
    Culturally Responsive Education: Reflection – Beyond the School Walls “When we incorporate Culturally-Responsive Education (CRE) into our counseling practice, we begin to create counternarratives. A more culturally responsive approach to college counseling and access, that refrains from a deficit viewpoint and considers the contextual needs, cultural knowledge, and assets…

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  • Liberation Through Education – Part II: Self-Actualization
    “You are your best thing.” – Toni Morrison Liberation Through Education – Self-Actualization As we set in motion the journey of discovery to Liberation Through Education, It is important to highlight the tenet, self-actualization. By definition, it is the realization or fulfillment of one’s talents and potentialities, especially considered…

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  • Culturally Responsive Education Informs Our Practice
    Liberation Through EducationPart I – CRE is a Life-long Commitment Culturally Responsive Education – An Epiphany Over the span of my career I have researched and examined best practices, led case studies and collected data, all for the purpose of discovering the premier practice, tool, and strategy necessary to…

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