Marching for Women’s Rights & Quality Education: Why Some People Shouldn’t March~ By Ariel Tan

Posted on March 30, 2018

On January 20th, 2018, people worldwide came together to peacefully protest one year after the first largest women’s march. I attended the Los Angeles March for women for the first time. It gave me more confidence in myself, my community, and my country. As a mixed teen growing up on the west coast, I’ve always been surrounded by open-minded people. But, systematic racism and stereotypes became clearer to me once I got older. 

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The Critical Community-Building Element of Education in Emergencies

Posted on September 22, 2016

A school is a community and there is no bigger need in a refugee camp than to have a place in a group that gives you purpose and dignity.

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Motivation to keep sharing our message of #ed4all

Posted on September 14, 2016

The fact that the EFA Act has passed through the House means that our voices are being heard and motivates me to keep sharing our message of education for all.

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The worthy work of advocacy

Posted on September 12, 2016

I’ll never forget my first day of advocacy meetings on the Hill. 

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You can take your education anywhere you go

Posted on May 19, 2016

My mother once told me “you can always take your education with you anywhere you go. It is not heavy, you don’t have to fold it, and it is useful everywhere you go.” 

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