Earlier this week, I had an opportunity to talk with a group of high school students about the concept of Ubuntu: an African Philosophy that I truly believe embodies a humanitarian approach to approach to social justice. A point that I feel as if I[...]
Monthly Archive: May 2011
I’m re-posting these from a course I took on Facilitating dialogue for Social Justice. The guidelines below are ones that I found useful in creating a space to establish safe environments for discussing and acknowledging issues of diversity in the classroom, and I try to incorporate them into my work, as well as my life.
“I am not educated nor am I an expert in any particular field. But I am sincere and my sincerity is my credentials.” Malcolm X, (1925-1965) I was listening to a speech on advocacy for youth the other day. Before beginning his presentation, the speaker[...]