The country is on the brink of beginning again. And as we restart our national engines, let’s do
so with a steady and cautious hand, not taking for granted the sobering lessons that COVID-19 is
teaching us: that in a nation as fundamentally carved out of its differences as ours, equity
We don’t want to “go back” to normal; we want things to improve. Part of that improvement
means envisioning a system or set of environments that are welcoming and affirming, where
the least-desired or redundant components from the curriculum/activities are omitted.