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Follow these #EdJustice Superstars

It’s that time of the year again... the Schott Foundation’s third annual list of 10 Education Justice Superstars to follow on social media! 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!

Maria Bautista

Maria has committed her life and career to dismantling systemic racism in education. She is the Campaigns Director of the Alliance for Quality Education and tweets about public education in New York State.

Nikole Hannah-Jones

Nikole Hannah-Jones, a 2020 Schott Foundation Fellow, is a reporter for the New York Times, covering race from 1619-present. In addition she is the co-founder of the Ida B. Wells Society For Investigative Reporting.

Richard Fowler

Follow @Richardafowler on Instagram

Richard is the host of the Richard Fowler Show, a Fox News Contributor, and Senior Fellow at the New Leaders Council. Richard tweets about all things politics, current events, and racial & social justice.

Arnold Fege

Arnold is the President of Public Advocacy for Kids and is a lifelong public education and child advocate, federal policy veteran, and believer in equity & voice for low income parents & community.

Dr. Leah Austin

Leah is an educator, organizer, and grantmaker. As the Director of Schott’s Opportunity to Learn (OTL) Network, Leah works closely with our grantee partners in building a stronger education justice movement.

Jaime Koppel

Jaime is the Co-Executive Director of the Communities for Just Schools Fund. She is a lifelong advocate for education equity and believes a radical reimagining of public education is possible & necessary.

Jonathan Stith

Jonathan is the Executive Director of the Alliance for Educational Justice (AEJ). He has been a longtime advocate for removing police from public schools and is a leader of the #PoliceFreeSchools movement.

Dr. Julian Vasquez-Heilig

Julian is an award-winning leader, teacher, blogger & public education advocate. He is Dean and Professor of Education Policy Studies and Evaluation at the University of Kentucky College of Education. Julian recently joined the Schott Foundation Board of Directors.

Jawanza Malone

Jawanza is the Executive Director of Kenwood-Oakland Community Organization (KOCO) on Chicago’s Southside, one of the oldest membership-based grassroots community organizations in Chicago dedicated to serving low-income and working families. He tweets about all things Chicago and social justice.

Samantha P Davis

Samantha is the founder of Black Swan Academy, which empowers black youth in under-served communities through civic leadership and engagement. She is a self-proclaimed policy wonk, Black feminist & public school advocate.

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