Nov 9, 2020
Napcast Ep 15 - New Year, New School, New Children Part 2
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In part 2 of 2, we continue our conversation focused on transitions to this new school year. In today's episode we chat with two early learning professional leaders of color, Alfonso (he/him) and Theresa (she/her), on how their own experience being marginalized gives them the strength and motivation to break the cycle of inequities that's facing today's youth. 

Napcast is a podcast designed to help you learn on the go, hear another perspective, spark debate, agree incessantly, and honestly, remind you that you’re not alone. We live in a complex world, so allow us to challenge your orientation with words, thoughts, advice, and the perspective of two male early childhood educators of color.

The Hosts:

Nick Terrones (he/him) is a former educator at Hilltop Children’s Center where he has worked with toddlers for the last 10+ years implementing Anti-Bias Curriculum. He now serves as the director of Daybreak Star Preschool at United Indians of All Tribes in Seattle, WA. He’s a Los Angeles raised Mexican-Native-American with a passion for equity, plants, the ukulele, and raising awareness to the need of a gender-balanced workforce in ECE.

Mike Browne (he/him) is the Senior Community Engagement Manager for Hilltop Educator Institute. He’s a New York raised, Afro-Caribbean, former collegiate athlete, working towards dismantling White Supremacy and forms of oppression in our society.

Hilltop Children's Center is a reggio-inspired preschool, afterschool program, and equity-focused professional development institute in Seattle, WA, on the traditional lands of the first people of Seattle, the Duwamish People.

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