Tag Archives: privilege

#IWD2017’s No Judgment Reminder of Our Privileges

There are plenty of lefty think pieces (is that what we’re calling them these days?) about how there are many women who aren’t able to strike today, the #DayWithoutAWoman. There are plenty of righty commentaries about how women who are … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, People are Good | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Technology and the Achievement Gap

Technology is not the way to close the achievement gap in education. In fact, it’s entirely possible that when school districts offer computer programs and tasks to do at home they widen the gap even further. Last year I listened in horror … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Parenthood | Tagged , , , , , , | 18 Comments

What’s Luck Got to Do With It?

Some people call “IT” privilege. Wealth, race, gender, ability, and on and on and on. I call “IT” luck. Maybe it’s because I’m adopted, and I know that my life may have turned out very differently but for a few … Continue reading

Posted in People are Good, People do silly things, random observation | Tagged , , , , , | 22 Comments