The Integrated Schools Podcast

Between We and They: A School Integration Story (Part 3)

Episode Summary

Being in between can be lonely, but it can also be liberating. Beth reflects on the past year.

Episode Notes

Beth is a mom of two grappling with race, parenting and her own privilege in America. Looking back over the past year, we follow Beth as she learns how the choices she makes for her daughters’ schooling shapes how she lives in her city… where she belongs, who she calls “WE.”

In part 3, we look back at a year that has been transformative for Beth -- but not necessarily in the ways she expected. From thinking about her role in the PTA, to her racial identity, to how she relates to her former school community, Beth finds herself very much in-between.  And while it can be lonely, it can also be liberating...


Music in this episode by Blue Dot Sessions.

This series was produced by Courtney Mykytyn and Andrew Lefkowits.

Audio editing and mixing by Andrew Lefkowits