Wiseman wrote an open letter to Maret’s students about the school’s past culture and how she believes they can help Maret move forward.
Lydia is a highschool freshman from Boulder, CO. She will be helping with event marketing, managing social media and revising the Owning Up curriculum.
There’s way too much group-think in the world. Let’s do something about it. Let’s be loyal to the higher cause of treating ourselves and others with dignity
Labeling is a necessary evil: important to make sense of the world around us, but a primary enabler of stereotyping. Solutions take consciousness, awareness, and bravery to rethink how we classify and define our social worlds.
Most high school guys will have a friend who needs help with a substance abuse problem. It’s one of those moments when you need to think about the times you’ve said, “I love you man, I love my guys, I’d do anything for my friends,” and realize that these are more than things you say. It’s what you do when it’s hard.
Rocco Soucie is a 15 year old sophomore at Boulder High School who will be working on blogging, website development, and revising the Owning Up curriculum.
Honest dialogue about discrimination is difficult in any educational setting. Are we creating safe spaces for members of our community to voice their true feelings? This is a question that troubles me.