Help Uplift And Engage My Students

My name is Iris Nevins and I am looking for financial support from willing donors so that I can uplift and develop students in my 8th grade U.S. History Class. Before I explain exactly what resources I would like to purchase and the reasoning behind them, I would like to preface with a little summary of my students and how I have chosen to work … Continue reading Help Uplift And Engage My Students

I Cannot Do It Anymore

During college I was all over Facebook writing long statuses about race, police brutality, systems of oppression, my feelings, you name it. It was legit, my part time job. But then I stopped. At some point, I stopped writing and I’ve always wondered why. Today has been so emotional. I checked Facebook first thing in the morning which means I started my day off crying. … Continue reading I Cannot Do It Anymore

Empathy and Compassion in Black Rights Social Justice Movements

Every now and then I come face to face with the notion of compassion. I fall in love with it. I do everything I can to live it. I write about it. I went back to UWC to do a workshop on it. Compassion led me to a profound transformation during my junior year of college when I decided to significantly alter the way I felt about people … Continue reading Empathy and Compassion in Black Rights Social Justice Movements