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Obedience v. engagement

Meira Levinson says: Many schools, especially those that serve predominantly low-income children of color, model civic disrespect and demand that their students practice submissive obedience rather than empowered engagement. They enact a continuous series of civic microaggressions against their students. These regular but unacknowledged mini-invalidations of children as civic persons worthy of respect are often...

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Supportive, apathetic, or obstructive?

Supportive, apathetic, or obstructive?

When it comes to employment, I think that organizations fall into 3 general categories: supportive, apathetic, or obstructive. Supportive organizations have structures in place that work. They are intentionally designed to empower employees to be successful. They often go out of their way to find mechanisms that make employees’ lives easier and better. There are...