Archive for April 2018

When your 12-year-old son faces racism in Little League

Please see the May 1 update at the bottom of this post. As parents, we walk a fine line between solving our children’s problems and letting them struggle on their own. My 12-year-old plays baseball on a travel team with a West Lawn team from Chicago’s Southwest side. This morning, we drove around Beverly, Mount Greenwood,... Read more »

Chicago Public Schools student reflects on her arrest at Washington D.C. immigration march

This guest post was written by my Chicago Public Schools student, Daniella Cruz. I boarded the plane at 5:45 p.m., embarking on a journey with no idea what to expect, except that I would learn how to take action. My mother gave me “una bendición,” a blessing through the phone, as I was about to... Read more »