115. Moms for Social Justice, Fighting Book Bans and Gag Orders
In this timely conversation, Gerardo is joined by Taylor Lyons, who represents Moms for Social Justice, an educational advocacy organization in Tennessee. The organization formed as a way to bring teachers and families together to raise consciousness and encourage diversity in the curriculum, especially through children’s and youth literature. This is a true grassroots organization that has been working side by side with classrooms and teachers for the last few years.
The right wing narrative would have you believe that progressive forces in your public schools are secretly brainwashing your children in the six-to-eight hours they are away from you. In fact, the opposite is true. According to numerous polls, most parents are very pleased with their children’s schools and teachers.
This is a deep conversation. We explore the pain of these manufactured culture wars, but the joy inherent in being in community with each other.
Learn more: https://www.momsforsocialjustice.us/
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