Darlene Williams

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Parent

Chicago, Illinois

Darlene Williams is a Chicago parent and education advocate. Williams is also a member of Stand for Children Illinois and joined the group of parent advocates who attended an ESEA hearing before the Senate HELP committee in Washington, D.C.

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Posted Jan. 28, 2015

Ms. Williams Goes to Washington

I can honestly tell you that advocating for education is one of the most important experiences I’ve ever had. It’s…

By Darlene Williams

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Posted Aug. 13, 2020

Kamala Harris Just Made Leadership Real for Girls and Women in Schools Everywhere

Although the teaching profession is female dominated, many positions above school level are held by men. We see this in administration, at the district level,…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Aug. 13, 2020

Demand #InternetForAll for 15 Million Students Who Are #LoggedOut

On Wednesday, August 26, education activists and organizations around the country are staging a national day of action, demanding that every student have access to…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Aug. 13, 2020

Let’s Get This Bag From the Government to Build Our Freedom Schools

Black people, it’s time to claim our bag and finally build an educational system that works for us! Back in March I wrote about how…

By Tanesha Peeples

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