Earlier this year, LEE members Genie Arcila, Alejandra Garcia, and Jeniffer Montaño shared why Latin@/X leadership matters to students and the community.
LEE member Will Cunningham believes in representation, and being your honest, open, true self. Hear him share his story about running for Congress as a young, black, gay man.
We need more LBTQIA+ leaders in elected office. If you're ready to bring your full, authentic self to the table, apply for the LGBTQIA+ Political Leadership Program by October 3.
Taylor McGraw is helping students in New York City make a difference in their communities. He co-founded The Bell, a student-run podcast where they take on the issues affecting them. Taylor shared more about his work and how he hopes to affect educational equity.
“There are DACA students who have reverted back to only leaving the house when they have to. Family plans are back in place. And younger, documented students are having fears of being separated from their families.”
Holly Maria Flynn Vilaseca believes in the power of shared stories. And she brings all of her experiences as a first-generation college student, daughter of a Colombian immigrant, and a classroom teacher to her work everyday as a trustee for the Houston Independent School District.
“I initially thought that the workshop was going to help me learn how to advocate for policy changes I wanted to see at my school. I was really surprised when we were coached through the organizing cycle.”
Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) launches a new website for you, our 30,000-strong – and growing – membership.
LEE is excited to be a supporter of the Teach to Lead initiative.