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Sexual Orientation

On June 4, the Mayor of New Carrollton

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Alaine Jolicoeur

"I am an African-American transgender woman of Haitian descent. I am Jewish, an educator, and unapologetically proud of every aspect of my identity. I cherish my beautiful intersectionality because they define who I am.”

"There were no other outspoken queer voices in the room. I was able to become a voice that wouldn’t otherwise have been there.”

Desiree Sansing

“For now, I am choosing to remain in the classroom, educating future generations of leaders and scholars who will undoubtedly change the field of education for the better.”

Jada Drew

4 tools, tips and practices you’ll learn from listening to this week’s podcast with Jada Drew