Tag Archives: Teachers

A smiling East Asian woman with a bob haircut and glasses is sitting at a large desk with several Chromebook laptops in front of her, plus a big monitor.

Teachers in East Oakland Rise to the Challenge Eight Weeks after School Closure

Two months into schools being closed, three East Oakland teachers say some students have yet to have internet access during this time, and how many students do not like online learning.

A Place Where Community Happens

“We’re all different, but we all have that love for Sequoia.” -Zachary Hile At the risk of missing the start of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, several generations of Sequoia students, families, and staff[Read more]

Loyal To His Soil

Benito Daquipa, my grandfather, was born in a rocky hollow surrounded by tall hills covered with tall trees. The little hollow near the town of Corella on the island of Bohol in the southern Philippines[Read more]

A Day in the Life of Lam Vo

By Debora Gordon Lam ended a recent letter with “Write me when you find the time. I certainly have all the time in the world to wait.” This prompted me to ask him what it[Read more]

Looking at Lam & What Needs to Be Done

By Debora Gordon Lam was, and perhaps still is, a young man with a lot of potential. He could have gone on to lead a life of commonplace trials and triumphs;  having a family, a job[Read more]