Nekaybaw Clark

Guest Blogger

Student, Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy

Chicago, Illinois

Nekaybaw Clark is a senior at Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy and is a student peace ambassador at her campus. As a peace ambassador, she leads peace programming at her campus and is planning the 2016 Peace March.

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Posted July 6, 2015

I Came, I Saw and I Marched

My generation believes we can make favorable and lasting changes that will make our society more safe and fair. At…

By Nekaybaw Clark

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Posted Sep. 21, 2020

Advocating for My Students Requires Being Political on My Own Time

With election season upon us, like clockwork, the collective efforts to stifle the political opinions of educators has begun. Navigating this climate requires a nuanced…

By Lindsey Jensen

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Posted Sep. 23, 2020

We Must Vote for the Candidates Who Will Implement the Right Policies for Our Kids

I first met Shennell McCloud when she was Director of Recruitment, and then as Director of Advocacy for KIPP New Jersey, a charter school network…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Sep. 22, 2020

I Hope I Never Lose Another Student to Suicide

“I’m going to end it!” Unsure of what I heard, I questioned back, “End what?”  Her response was, “My life!” This brief encounter led to…

By Jill Miesner

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