Marc Anthony Robinson

Guest Blogger

Educator and Mentor

San Francisco, California

Marc Anthony Robinson is a Bay Area native and educator. He grew up in Vallejo, California, and participated in city youth programs and sports from elementary to high school. Mentors played a large role in his life, and shaped the way he understood service. He graduated from Hampton University in Virginia, where his passion for community, service and leadership blossomed. He currently works in schools throughout the Bay Area to support youth struggling to assimilate in institutions with a history of mistreating people of color.

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Posted July 23, 2018

Black Boys Don’t Need More Discipline, They Need Mentors

When I first met Chris, he was quiet—I could tell he was trying to figure out who I was, and…

By Marc Anthony Robinson

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Posted May 13, 2019

It Cost Nearly $250K to Teach My Son to Read. Here’s How to Do Better for Less.

My formerly illiterate fourth-grade son is now an eighth-grader at The Windward School for Children with Dyslexia, where he learned to read. Next year, he…

By Debbie Meyer

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Posted May 15, 2019

I Have Stage IV Lung Cancer But I Couldn’t Imagine Not Being in the Classroom

I always thought I’d be a professional baseball player. It was everything that ever mattered to me—even if I couldn’t play, I knew I wanted…

By Stephen Huff

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Posted May 15, 2019

How My Charter School Helped Me Get a Diploma, Job and Start College After Incarceration

I’m 36 years old. For roughly 15 years of my life, I struggled with an addiction to meth. My addiction throughout those years had several…

By Joshua Michael Baker

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