Press Room

Media contact

Sharonne Navas
Phone: (206) 486-6031

Press Releases

DACA 2017 Press Release

Equity Rally 2017

McCleary Child Advocates Press Release

Equity in Education ESEA Reauthorization

News Articles

International Examiner: “Funding Equity: Washingtonians stand together for tax reform”

Real Change: “The Every Student Succeeds Act is missing critical community voices”

Seattle Times: “Stealth inequities: How Washington’s education system hurts poor schools”

Seattle Times: “Summer learning loss: Make learning fun; provide better reading options”  

Seattle Times: “New Law Means Shorter Expulsions”

Speaking Engagements

“Together for Equity” — Opening speech of Equity Rally 2017, February 20, 2017. (Video below).

“Equity, Opportunity, and Funding in Education Seattle Town Hall — presented by Washington State Budget & Policy Center, May 29, 2013.

“Great Conversations at WSU with Sharonne Navas”  On October 29, 2013, Sharonne Navas was interviewed by Marc Robinson at Washington State University (WSU). In the video, Ms. Navas discuss educational opportunity gaps and her work in the Equity in Education Coalition. Filmed in Casa Latina. This video was produced by the Culture and Heritage Houses and Diversity Education. (Video below).

“Institutional Racism and the Opportunity Gap” — Presented at the School’s Out Washington conference, Illuminating Possibilities for all Youth, October 2013.

“Advancing Racial Equity in the 2015 Legislative Session” — A discussion on how to elevate racial equity in the next legislative session and promote policies that will close the opportunity gap. December 12, 2014.

Key Notes

“Where does the conversation on school discipline go from here?” Seattle Times Chat, June 23, 2015.

“Does Race Still Matter?” 2015 WEA Human & Civil Rights Leadership Conference, November 20, 2015.

“Racial Equity and Cultural Responsiveness,” Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center, December 12, 2015.