Covid and Arts Education

What happens to arts education in the virtual/distance learning environments many young people are experiencing, at least in part, this year? What about social-emotional learning and support? Is the current situation worsening learning and access gaps? Is Covid-19 loosening the hold of systems that were already not working for Black children? We Act Radio’s “Community […]

Covid and Encampments

The People for Fairness Coalition and Serve Your City DC, a Mutual Aid hub, have been gathering each Sunday afternoon to support people living in encampments during this pandemic. “Covid Reduction Plan” has been focused in DC’s NoMa neighborhood and is now expanding to other encampments. Qaadir El-Amin of the Fair Budget Coalition, Maurice Cook […]

Covid and Incarceration: Juvenile Facilities and ICE Detention

Covid-19 poses lethal threats to detainees, including those in juvenile and ICE facilities. Nat’l advocates join We Act Radio’s “Community thru Covid” Wed 7/15 at 11 EDT with updates and action.

Books, Technology, Closures and Cleaning: School Libraries thru Covid

Kathy Carroll, President of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), joins We Act Radio’s “Community thru Covid” July 8, at 11:30 Eastern to share perspectives on school libraries in this pandemic.

Intent to Return: DC Teachers Demand Answers First

This week’s “Community thru Covid” on We Act Radio looks at re-opening plans for DC Public Schools, as teachers are asked to file an “intent to return” statement prior to DCPS “having provided specifics around the conditions of our schools and the protections in place for staff and students to ensure safety,” according to the […]