On Gun Violence

If we want a beloved community, we must stand for justice bell hooks The proliferation of gun culture and violence in the United States of America has exacted a devastating toll on our students, families, and communities. Gun culture, which contributes to the second leading cause of death in children and teens,1 has pulled us into perpetual grief, leaving us …

“Don’t Say Gay” Bill is Child Abuse and Spiritual Malpractice

For Immediate Release | March 28, 2022Contact: Jim Hile – Director of Digital Engagement and Communicationsjim@expectations.org Faith-based Education Equity Organization Responds to Governor DeSantis’ signing of Legislative Child Abuse Washington, D.C. – Today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the so-called “Don’t Say Gay” bill stripping protection from LGBTQ+ students and making any inclusion of the LGBTQ+ community in curriculum, discussions, …

INDIANA ADVOCATES MOBILIZE TO HELP DEFEAT HB1134

Earlier this week, Indiana Senate leadership announced that they would not move forward with House Bill 1134. This dangerous piece of anti-truth legislation sought to restrict educators’ ability to teach about race and racism. In addition to its chilling effect on honest classroom explorations of our nation’s history, the bill added onerous new work requirements for teachers and made it …

THE EXPECTATIONS PROJECT AND EDUCOLOR JOIN HANDS IN FIGHT FOR TRUTH

For Immediate Release | February 15, 2022Contact: Jim Hile – Director of Digital Engagement and Communicationsjim@expectations.org New Campaign Equips Students, Educators, Parents and Community Members with Resources to Fight Back Against White Supremacist “Anti-CRT” Campaigns Washington, D.C. – Today, The Expectations Project, a D.C.-based nonprofit mobilizing people of faith to demand excellent public schools for children who are Black, Brown, …

The Expectations Project Launches the ‘Let a Child Be a Child’ Campaign

For Immediate Release | January 18, 2022Contact: Jim Hile – Director of Digital Engagement and Communications(734) 717-9687 | jim@expectations.org ARTISTS AND THEOLOGIANS LEAD FIGHT TO PROTECT KIDS IN SCHOOL New Campaign Draws Attention to Abuse of Students and the Urgent Need forCultural and Legislative Change Washington, DC – Today, The Expectations Project, a D.C.-based nonprofit mobilizing people of faith to …

Why Is the Child Crying?

The most important question in the world is, “Why is the child crying?” Alice Walker In the American school system, Black youth are routinely denied the grace and innocence of childhood. Black children are perceived as older and guiltier than their white counterparts, a perception born out of an amalgamation of dehumanization and racism. This is a dangerous perception that …

THE EXPECTATIONS PROJECT APPOINTS ZAKIYA JACKSON AS NEW PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 11, 2021Contact: Jim Hile(734) 717-9687, jim@expectations.org THE EXPECTATIONS PROJECT WELCOMES ZAKIYA JACKSON AS PRESIDENT Washington, DC – The Expectations Project Founder Nicole Baker Fulgham today announced that Zakiya N. Jackson has officially become president of the nonprofit education reform organization. Jackson began working for TEP in 2015 and has served as the group’s VP of Training and, …

TEP Hiring Advocacy and Training Manager

The Advocacy and Training Manager oversees the production of supports and resources needed to successfully launch advocacy campaigns and execute training. This position works closely with the VP of Advocacy. The Expectations Project’s advocacy campaigns are central to how the organization advances the cause of equity in Public Education.  About The Expectations Project  The Expectations Project (TEP) mobilizes people of …