All posts filed under “#31DaysIBPOC


The aim of each thing we do is to make our lives and the lives of our children richer and more possible. – Audre Lorde Raising a child requires profound strength and hope. You must believe in your ability to forge a future that is… Read More

driving lessons

We’ve always been a little behind when it comes to our oldest son. As the oldest of our three, he gets to experience most things before his brothers, which means that we get to help him navigate all of these firsts for the first time,… Read More

one year later

The start of another #31DaysIBPOC series brings with it an opportunity to reflect—and after the year that has been, there’s certainly a lot to reflect back on.  There’s a lot I could say about this last year of pandemic living and teaching—how so much and… Read More

Connect the Dots

Last year, in my first post for this series, I asked, how do we show up?  What does it mean to “show up” in anti-racist work? What does it mean to “show up” in educational spaces—educational spaces which (of all places) should be inherently anti-racist… Read More

Guest Post: Many Ways of Giving

This is a guest post by Michelle Martin, PhD, for the #31DaysIPBOC project. Dr. Martin is the Beverly Cleary Professor for Children and Youth Services at the University of Washington Information School. When I was five years old, two different relatives gave me the same doll… Read More

How do we show up?

“Your racial consciousness determines how you show up.” A few weeks ago,  a small group of teachers—all of us teachers of color—gathered for dinner with Tony Hudson, an Equity Transformational Specialist from the Pacific Education Group (PEG). This year, our district partnered with PEG to… Read More