Not Just Another Building
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During an educators' meeting in Memphis, KeAsia Norman, a BIPOC educator and aspiring school leader said, “If a school isn’t actively engaged in the community, it’s just another building.” In this special live episode, host Jonathan Santos Silva is joined by a panel of innovative BIPOC educators and Teach For America alumni passionate about radically re-imagining the role of school within communities. Through their unique insights, we learn how to transform school buildings into vital community spaces that better reflect their students’ and staff’s needs.

Changing Course is a podcast from Teach For America's One Day Studio. 

Featured speakers include:

  • Tony Delarosa, Educator, Writer, and Thought Leader
  • Ebony Payne Brown, Founder and Executive Director at PEACE Academy Charter
  • Christopher Sandoval, Performing Arts Teacher & Department Head at Kipp Comienza Community Prep

Each of these educators have been featured in One Day Studio’s video storytelling. To learn more about their work please check out the following resources:

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