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Radhika Jit

Posts by Radhika Jit

As Pacific Islander absenteeism soars in OUSD, Oakland organization IKUNA finds ways to create belonging

To celebrate AAPI Heritage Month as part of our Numbers and Narratives: A Year In Review series, we bring you a spotlight on Taimani Lauti,… Read More

Let’s reopen, recover, and reimagine school as we know it / Reabremos, recuperemos y reinventemos la escuela tal como la conocemos

We are so excited to be writing to you as we step into co-leadership roles and move the important work of GO Oakland forward! We… Read More

Interview: Immigrant communities overcoming COVID challenges

I began my career as a bilingual ESL teacher in a large high school in Miami. Many of my students had recently immigrated from Central… Read More

How are Oakland schools serving Asian Pacific Islander students?

At first glance, most people would categorize me as being a part of the “model minority,” a term used to describe Asian Americans, including Indian… Read More

Upcoming Events

It’s an exciting time of year as we gear up for the start of a new school year. As we prepare with new school supplies,… Read More

Daisy Padilla: Oakland public school alum and fierce advocate for her community ✊

While every Oakland public school student has some shared experiences, they each have a unique education story to tell. Daisy Padilla is a fierce community… Read More

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