It’s that time of the year again... the Schott Foundation’s second annual list of 10 Education Justice Superstars to follow on Twitter! Spice up your feed with knowledge and inspiration from these influential and energized advocates. They’re leading the way, pushing racial and gender equity, fair funding, community schools, grassroots organizing and other crucial issues to the fore. Be sure to give them a follow!
Zakiya is the National Field Organizer for Dignity in Schools Campaign and Co-Founder of Racial Justice NOW! She came to advocacy, organizing, and policy work as a parent pushing back on the pre-school to prison pipeline.
Marianna is the Director of Programs and Advocacy at the Schott Foundation for Public Education. She has a passion for racial and gender equity and her twitter feed is a go-to spot for all things social and education justice.
Jasmine has committed her life and career to dismantling systemic racism in education. She will soon be the new Executive Director of the Alliance for Quality Education and tweets about public education in New York State.
A Human Justice activist and jazz enthusiast, Anika tweets about all things Arkansas Public Education! She has served as a mentor, classroom volunteer, tutor, and PTA president and is currently a volunteer grassroots organizer for Save Our Schools and Grassroots Arkansas.
Carol Burris is executive director of Network for Public Education (NPE). Her Twitter feed is filled with updates on the and social and education justice. A retired principal, she brings her career as an educator to her analysis and commentary.
Denisha is an educator, future social movement lawyer, and activist. Her feed is awesome for updates on education policy and justice! She also writer for her own blog.
Monique is a scholar, author and advocate, whose book Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools will soon be a feature-length documentary film! Also the founder and president of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute, she tweets about education, racial and gender justice with a focus on the school-to-prison pipeline.
Joanne is the founder and president of Girls for Gender Equity (GGE) and a lifelong advocate of women’s rights. She tweets about activism, social justice and politics.