Katherine Garcia

Guest Blogger

Student, Academy for Global Citizenship

Chicago, Illinois

Katherine Garcia is a sixth-grade student at the Academy for Global Citizenship in Chicago, Illinois. Her favorite thing to learn in school is math. When she gets to, she loves to do arts and crafts.

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Posted Oct. 20, 2016

I May Only Be in Sixth Grade But I Know Peace Starts With My Own Two Feet

Have you ever celebrated or heard of World Peace Day? Well, World Peace Day is an International Day of Peace organized…

By Katherine Garcia

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Posted Apr. 19, 2018

It Doesn’t Just Happen at Starbucks. Teachers Need Racial Bias Training Too.

Last week, two Black men were arrested for sitting in a Starbucks here in Philadelphia. They were waiting for a friend who arrived shortly after…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Apr. 19, 2018

ICE Took My Students’ Parents Away

In my classroom there is a poster that says, “Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and never give up.” This poster is more than some…

By Derek Voiles

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Posted Apr. 18, 2018

Here’s How We’re Giving Rich, White Families a Stealth School Voucher

Rich, mostly White homeowners are officially on welfare. I know. I was as surprised as you are. But millions of affluent homeowners filed their taxes…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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