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Education Equity

ShaRhonda on education and equity.

An Open Request to Bigots in the Chicagoland Area

An Open Request to Bigots in the Chicagoland Area

Dear bigots: I would like to ask you for a favor. I am wondering if you and the Chicagoland area

Illinois, Our Election, and Our Pension Issues

Illinois, Our Election, and Our Pension Issues

On Tuesday, November 6th, Illinois will be having an important gubernatorial election.  There is only one choice for governor, and

Disability Advocacy

ShaRhonda on disability advocacy.

Advice on How to Win High School Regardless of Your Disabilities From Someone Who Has Been There, Too.

MY FIRST GUEST COLUMNIST!  OMG, I am so excited to share this piece written by my dear friend, fellow disability advocate, proud Harry Potter loving friend, Megan!  Seriously, I love

I Am Disabled. Disabled Means Different, Not Broken.

The most difficult part of this whole, "admitting I am disabled" journey, has been, well, admitting I am disabled. And, since I don't "look disabled" usually I can pretend. I

A Back To School Love Letter to Parents of Kids With Special Needs/Disabilities

Dear Fellow Parent Warriors, While every parent has strong feelings as a new school year approaches—excitement, nerves, even a little worry—our special tribe of parents with children who have IEPs

Summer Is Tough for Parenting a Child With Disabilities But It’s Also an Opportunity

As a parent of a daughter with a disability, I feel like I am in a perpetual state of learning tips from the “experts.” Having a child with special needs

Racial Crossfit

A new anti-racist curriculum for you.

Why I Did Not Watch, “America To Me”

Why I Did Not Watch, “America To Me”

“I can’t believe what you say, because I see what you do.” – James Baldwin Our  West suburban community has

Feminism and Racism: White Women, Race, and Work.

Feminism and Racism: White Women, Race, and Work.

White women's role in racism is beginning to get the attention, study, and correct analysis, to honestly tell the story