On Nests and Cages: Facilitating Toward Just Possibilities

Birds building nestWhat makes a nest a nest and a cage a cage? Both are constructed realities. Yet one of them is self-determined and the other is segregated. Both can be a home. Yet one allows for near infinite future possibilities and the other represents only a monotonous and controlled existence. In seeking to be our whole selves and in just relationship with others, we at SEED see our identities, our cultures, and our communities as our nests. These are those aspects of ourselves that shape us as we develop.As we develop, we also have increasing agency in building and shaping them for ourselves and for others who share the nest with us.

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Learning to Be Just: An Experiential Process

Jondou Chase Chen, Gail Cruise-Roberson, Emmy HoweBy Jondou Chase Chen with Gail Cruise-Roberson and Emmy Howe 

What does it mean to seek educational justice?

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See SEED at the White Privilege Conference

wpc logoGoing to the White Privilege Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 4 to 7? Several members of our lead team, staff, and other leaders will be there, along with our founder--running workshops, staffing our exhibit table, and hoping to see you!

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— Cheryl Robinson, Supervisor, Office of Minority Achievement, Arlington Public Schools, Virginia