THE EXPECTATIONS PROJECT LAMENTS ASSAULT ON BODILY AUTONOMY

For Immediate Release | June 24, 2022Contact: Jim Hile – Director of Digital Engagement and Communicationsjim@expectations.org A Call for a Faithful Witness in Pursuit of Collective Liberation Today, The Expectations Project released a statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, effectively overturning the 50-year precedent established in Roe v. Wade, which guaranteed …

“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 …

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, …

The Expectations Project Statement on the Atlanta Murders

Washington, DC— We are devastated by the murders of 8 people in Atlanta, 6 of whom were Asian American women. We see this as a crime motivated by gender and race. Asian people face terrible oppression in our society yet they deserve equity at work, at school, and in every aspect of their day-to-day lives. As we advocate for all children …

FIVE PRINCIPLES ON EDUCATIONAL EQUITY AND COVID-19: PRIORITIZING VULNERABLE STUDENTS DURING THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

We’re living in extraordinary times. Nationwide school closures resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic have not only disrupted millions of lives, they have further entrenched long-standing disparities in our public school system and placed students who are already vulnerable at even greater risk. For the 2020-2021 school year, policymakers, educators, families and students face impossible choices as our nation balances the …

Nicole Baker Fulgham Statement on the Murder of George Floyd and Demand for Equal Justice

Washington, DC— Today the founder and President of The Expectations Project, Dr. Nicole Baker Fulgham released the following statement in response to the murder of George Floyd, and the need to demand urgent reforms to end racial injustice in our criminal justice system: “Heartbroken. Frustrated. Exhausted. Disgusted. Rage. Those five words only describe a sliver of the array of emotions …

Statement on COVID-19 and the Urgent Need to Continue Advocating for Our Nation’s Most Vulnerable Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 18, 2020 Dear advocates, partners and allies— With the rapidly developing COVID-19 national public health emergency we wanted to update you on some of the ways this will impact how The Expectations Project conducts its work and on our advocacy focus in these unprecedented and challenging times.  Though the times are changing, our core mission does not. …