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Xian Franzinger Barrett

Xian

Xian Franzinger Barrett teaches mathematics and writing as a special education teacher in a school on the southwest side of Chicago while raising a three-year-old daughter. He previously taught Writing, Sexual Education, Law, History, and Japanese Language and Cultures in Chicago Public Schools across the South and Southwest sides of the city, and has received numerous teaching awards, including being selected as a 2009-2010 U.S. Department of Education Classroom Teaching Ambassador Fellow. He is a founding member of EduColor.

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“Our destination is equity and we will challenge anyone who places themselves in our way.” Read more

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A reminder that we not only need DACA, but must go even further to protect immigrant youth. Read more

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Let's follow Bethune’s students example and not accept false choices. Let’s fight for the agency and power that provides the truest “choice” to all: equity. Read more

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For the good of our students, we must take a stand. Read more

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In Chicago a million flowers are blooming. Every blossom is opening toward justice. Read more

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They ask me each morning, “When’s the next protest? “Has Rahm Emanuel resigned yet?” Read more

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In restorative justice, we look for ways people can address the problems they’ve caused. Read more

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