RIDES distinguishes between desegregation and true integration, that creates diverse, equitable, and inclusive schools.
RIDES works with schools, districts, and charter management organizations to promote diversity, equity, and true integration.
“Unless our children begin to learn together, then there is little hope that our people will ever learn to live together.”
Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
- A few key lessons to for the adults in the room from students acting as agents of change for diversity, equity, and representation in their communities: 1. no rank rule (abolish the dynamics of power in schools) 2. listen to students 3. admit mistakes #nsvfsummit @nsvf t.co/E6aLJzlB4A
Dasia Taylor, sophomore at West High of @IowaCitySchools at our #NSVFSummit session 'Students as Agents of Change' on her journey with equity rounds: "Students of color need to be more intrusive when they find themselves in schools and classrooms that are not inclusive" t.co/2zHwzYegM2