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2018

Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education

College of Health & Human Services (TUN) Publications and Research

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Sowing Seeds Of Justice: Feminists' Reflections On Teaching For Social Justice In The Southwest, Tonya Evette Walls, Malayka Neith Cornejo, Tara J. Plachowski, Erica Kristina Reid, Soo Park Jan 2018

Sowing Seeds Of Justice: Feminists' Reflections On Teaching For Social Justice In The Southwest, Tonya Evette Walls, Malayka Neith Cornejo, Tara J. Plachowski, Erica Kristina Reid, Soo Park

College of Health & Human Services (TUN) Publications and Research

Forming the basis for a provocative dialogue and written to illuminate teaching stories often pushed to the margins, this chapter provides a counter-narrative to the discourse surrounding leaky teacher-of-color pipelines and the national teacher crisis. Employing a critical race analytical lens, critical autoethnographic approach, and narrated through prose, five female educators committed to social justice share how they rely on unique and intersecting identities to sustain themselves in contested school spaces, while simultaneously exploring the cultural wealth they and their students bring into those spaces. Their collective stories reveal important lessons essential to our understanding of how to develop teachers ...