Author: Josh Stewart

Josh Stewart is a digital media manager with brightbeam, a nonprofit network of education activists demanding a better education and a brighter future for every child. In 2013, Josh earned his bachelor's in political science and Hispanic studies from St. John's University in Minnesota. He then taught in South Korea and the Philippines before joining brightbeam.
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Chicago Parents and Activists Say “Our Kids Can’t Wait”

“Our Kids Can’t Wait” That was the overarching theme of a recent education-focused, community town hall in Chicago, led by activist Tanesha Peeples and Chicago Unheard. The gathering saw parents and advocates brave a snowstorm to talk about real solutions for meeting the needs of each and every student in Chicago.  The night was a powerful reminder of the value of community organizing…