Comments on the work ahead.

Below is a written version of comments I made at the board meeting tonight, April 9. Tonight will be one of the last times I speak to you...

Writing racial equity into policy

Just a few months ago, our fall play was cancelled after objections to the racial slurs in the play. Suddenly systemic inequities that...

I'm in.

Shorewood, welcome to campaign season 2019! This year I'll be on the ballot as a candidate for school board, and I'll be knocking on...

"Please don't say 'this is a journey'"

Three of our five school board members are professors, so if there is one way to reach them, it is with an academic study of something....

Unequal access to power

There's a phrase that people use now, sometimes jokingly: "all the feels," that describes Shorewood right now. All of us watching or...

Waiting for leadership

The last few days of "To Kill a Mockingbird" controversy in Shorewood have swirled to the surface a lot of resentments, assumptions,...

We failed. Let's get out of the way.

I'm lucky, I guess, to have a blank page here to draft my thoughts about the district cancelling its production of "To Kill a...