"As an educator creating antiracist classrooms, I have wrestled with how to teach children about race and race relations since far before our country’s recent racial reckoning.
I’m also a curriculum designer, as well as a Black Cuban immigrant and the mother of two Black daughters.
And I believe that, to catalyze systemic change and create a better world for our children, we need to elevate race education, not restrict it."
Read more of Maria's opinion piece here.
Elevating Voices is a national program designed to “elevate” the voices of historically marginalized people to make their experiences visible and their voices heard.
(photo credit: Wassym Trabelsi)