Wow!! Again. Again. Dr. Ernest Morrell has done it again. He has forced me to recoginize what I believe in, what I am passionate about, what I am here to do. I will not allow critical hope to wane. I matter because of my work. Do you have the answer?
As violence and murder escalates in neighborhoods such as Watts, “Literacy is a matter of life and death. Giving students access to literacy is giving them access to many more years to their lives.”
-Ernest Morrell, Urban Sites Network Conference 2011, April 30, 2011