The Integrated Schools Podcast

Ep 7 - Vicky and The Saviors

Episode Summary

Good intentions don’t always feel so good, and privilege can show up in unexpected places.

Episode Notes

Good intentions don’t always feel so good. In this episode, we talk with Vicky, a Mexican mom whose kids attend an integrated school in a gentrifying neighborhood. Vicky shares what it feels like to be “saved” by some of the white &/or privileged families at her kids’ schools (spoiler: not so great).  Relationships are hard and trust takes time to build.  And privilege, especially privilege unexamined, shows up in unexpected places.

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The Integrated Schools Podcast is produced by Courtney Mykytyn and Andrew Lefkowits.
Audio editing and mixing by Andrew Lefkowits.
Music by Kevin Casey.