This year, my feet brought me to Detroit. Here, I serve as “boots on the ground” — a notion I’ve always been uncomfortable with.
Michael Evers (he/him), Detroit Fellow, 2013-14
Each colorful classroom, hand-painted book mural, and shining bulletin board we saw at PS 253 spoke to the commitment of the teachers and staff to create a community where joy is equated with knowledge.
Jacqueline Broder (she/her) and Ilana Gatoff (she/her), Brooklyn Fellows, 2012-13
Higher Achievement realizes that talent is everywhere but opportunity is not.
Lindsay McCord (she/her), Pittsburgh Fellow, 2013-14