Podcast Time: Education as Radical Health
As part of our Cuba recap, Allison Brown, Executive Director of Communities for Just Schools Fund (CJSF) invited Radical Health to join Elmo Gomez for an interview discussing our trip to Cuba and the ways education justice and radical health intertwined. You can listed to the entire episode here.
About this episode: CJSF’s Allison R. Brown talks with guests Elmo Gomez of the Labor Community Strategy Center and Ivelyse Andino of Radical Health (a B-Corp) about their work to build a movement for radical health and equity in education.
About the SchoolHouse: Equity in Education podcast:
SchoolHouse is a podcast created by the Communities for Just Schools Fund and hosted by Allison R. Brown. SchoolHouse shares stories about how young people, their families and communities, and other advocates and activists are working in and around schools to make them healthy, safe, and equitable places for children to be. In SchoolHouse, we will learn together about the global implications of local movements for change in our schools.
The Communities for Just Schools Fund (CJSF) is a nationally-focused donor collaborative. CJSF provides resources in support of community-led organizations that are working to ensure positive and supportive school climates that affirm and foster the success of all students. CJSF’s community partners organize young people, parents and caregivers, educators, and other community members to advocate on behalf of students who are disproportionately impacted by the over-use of exclusionary school discipline practices, including suspensions, expulsions, and arrests in schools. They organize community members to stand up for positive, healthy, and supportive school climates that produce better academic and social outcomes for the students who enroll than school climates with a heavy police presence, zero tolerance school discipline policies, and over-reliance on exclusionary discipline methods. CJSF’s community partners educate students, parents and caregivers, school officials and teachers, police departments, and community leaders on highly beneficial alternatives to suspension, expulsion, and school-based arrests. For more information, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and sign up for our newsletter at www.cjsfund.org.