In September 2016 a group of powerful 5th graders at Village Leadership Academy began a campaign to memorialize victims of police violence in Chicago. The 5th graders researched methods to humanize victims and positively impact their community with their teacher, Bianca Jones. As the class developed their ideas they discovered Rekia Boyd...
IN OUR OWN WORDS
Read some of the organizers' most compelling speeches.
Principal of Village Leadership Academy