Rosalind Wiseman joined Erin Gruwell of Freedom Writers Podcast to explain the importance of involving teenagers in the analysis of their social lives, explores the over-simplification of teens’ complex problems, and illuminates how we can create cultures of dignity within our classrooms and communities.
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.
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.
Dignity gives us a framework to think about ourselves and others, motivation to reflect, and a constant reminder that other people matter, an idea that should be the baseline we bring to all of our interactions.
Asher is a high school senior from Boulder, CO. He enjoys theater, listening to music, and backpacking. Meet Cultures of Dignity’s newest intern!