Each Sagdrina and Rukia are Social Justice Activists and Educators with intensive expertise supporting leaders to develop their influence by using storytelling and genuine engagement. They began the expertise with a commemoration and acknowledgment of the Muscogee tribe and African American slaves who had been stewards of the land that we occupy. This reflection transitioned right into a dialogue about mission-driven programming, utilizing The Highlander Faculty of Atlanta as a case examine.
One of many core ideas of the Highlander Faculty’s mission is that kids are “lively discoverers and constructors of their very own information,” and that “they’ve the proper….to be part of the decision-making course of.” To satisfy this mission, Rukia talked about how the varsity should consistently and rigorously mirror on the methods their mission and values are current in day by day actions. As an example, when college students encountered an unhoused individual asking for meals, they began to ask questions, and expressed a need to assist improve meals fairness of their group. Educators allowed the scholars to take the lead, and they also made bowls for unhoused individuals to eat from, they usually impressed the creation of a group backyard accessible to everybody in want. This is only one instance of how tales can mirror and talk the values and missions of a corporation in significant, tangible methods.