Author Archives: Hugh Vasquez

About Hugh Vasquez

I am a Senior Associate at the National Equity Project. I work with a range of school district and nonprofit partners to plan and implement racial equity initiatives. I am also a partner with the Center for Diversity Leadership; founder of the Todos Institute in Oakland; presenter with Speak Out; a primary cast member in the award-winning film The Color of Fear; the lead facilitator in the film Skin Deep, a documentary on race relations with college students. I co-authored the books No Boundaries: Unlearning Oppression and Building Multicultural Alliances and Making Allies Making Friends: A Curriculum For Middle Schools, as well as published various articles on strengthening cultural roots and eliminating privileged systems.

Equity Leadership in Novato, CA

For several years now, Novato Unified School District has embarked on a journey towards equity in education in their community.  This journey began with developing equity consciousness and awareness amongst leaders so that they could look at their school system, … Continue reading

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My Brother’s Keeper: Do we have the will to make a way?

I was honored to provide a guest post on the Huffington Post blog of Eric Cooper, Founder, President of the National Urban Alliance for Effective Education, in response to President Obama’s recent My Brother’s Keeper initiative. You can read an … Continue reading

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