Standing In My Truth – My Coming Out Journey

PCM Core Member, Ty Johnson (he/him) is an educator in Philadelphia, who specializes in special education, science, reading, and math. Ty completed leadership training with PhillyPLUS, where he learned to balance adaptive and technical skill sets to drive teacher improvement and gains in student outcomes. His greatest achievements came while serving as an Assistant Principal[…]

PCM awarded General Operating Support & Accessibility Grant from RESIST!

We would like to thank Yani and the RESIST grant-making panel for this amazing award! Your trust in us to “do the work” of racial justice organizing for children and families means the world!! About RESIST: Resist is a foundation that supports people’s movements for justice and liberation. We redistribute resources back to frontline communities[…]

PCM awarded the Black-led Organization Grant from the Patricia Kind Family Foundation!

We are so excited to be the recipient of a Black-led Organization grant from the Patricia Kind Family Foundation!! This grant will provide PCM with general operating support throughout the 2021-2022 fiscal year!! Thank you to the Patricia Kind Family Foundation team for this awesome award. We are truly grateful!! About Patricia Kind Family Foundation[…]

Developing Racial Literacy at Media-Providence Friends School

PCM has been working with the Media-Providence Friends School (MPFS), a local Friends school interested in engaging more deeply in issues of race and diversity (1) within its school community. On April 10th, PCM core group members Jen Bradley and Tia Mathisen, along with former PCM intern Alexis Riddick, facilitated a discussion with parents, staff[…]

Conversations on Race at the Waldorf School

Steering Group member Maleka Diggs has been working throughout the year with a group of parents, administrators, and teachers at The Waldorf School of Philadelphia. Alexis and I — two of PCM’s three summer interns — had the pleasure of sitting in on the last of these workshops, which took place June 4th. The goal[…]