The latest news and perspectives on the fight for educational equity, from the voices of students and more.
How Philanthropy Fuels Our Fight for Education Justice
By Emily Whisnant
How Young People Are Leading the Education Justice Movement
By Michelle Salazar & Taylor Cruz
Westword: Op-Ed: Support Mental-Health Services for DPS Students, Staffers
By Paola Gascot
Young People Left Out - Again
By Hugo Ruiz
Alex*, is a full-time student attending a local college. Alex lives at home, pays for most of her own expenses, and usually works two part-time jobs. In addition, she balances many financial, emotional and academic responsibilities while participating in campus activities and organizations for professional development....
Students Can’t Wait. We Deserve Better Now.
By Our Turn Students
We Urge the Board to Vote Yes on the Comprehensive District Design
Commentary from Minneapolis Public School students on the Comprehensive District Design to be voted on by the school board on May 12th.
Authors Arielle Elmore, Patrick Henry High School; Marianna Hefte, South High School; and Milena...
It’s our turn to unite, build and bridge for the next generation
By Alan Antonio
"You should have learned this in high school"
By Isabelle Melendez
Our Voices Matter: Q&A with Our Turn Member Jocelyne Asturias
By Our Turn
Jocelyne Asturias is a third-year college student at California State University, Long Beach. Her experiences growing up and attending school in Los Angeles sparked her interest in organizing with Our Turn. She believes that speaking out on the educational inequity low-income and first generations students face can spark...
Developing Young Leaders within the Educational Equity Movement
By Our Turn
Educational equity can’t wait. Students in under-resourced schools know this because they’re experiencing the effects of injustice on a daily basis. They are seeing more affluent peers within their own district access opportunities they are not afforded. While one neighboring school is freezing in the winter, another has...