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Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit leadership development organization working to end the injustice of educational inequity by inspiring and supporting a diverse set of leaders with classroom experience to engage civically and politically.

Our Mission
To inspire and support a diverse, enduring movement of leaders to engage civically within their communities to end the injustice of educational inequity.
Our Members
More than 30,000 current and former teachers with a deep passion for educational equity.
Our Vision
Every child in every community across the nation will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.
Reggie White
From the blog
By Leadership for Educational Equity

LEE member Reggie White is an educator, organizer, and community leader, to name a few. And he brings his passion for educational equity with him to every role he plays in his community.

Explain what led you to care deeply about educational equity. What personal values, experiences or beliefs inform this?

I remember being a young child and my grandparents, who raised me, sharing their stories about attending the “colored” schools in Louisiana and Virginia and the immensely unfair life under Jim Crow.

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