Episode 142: Why We Need Affinity Spaces

“When we offer racial affinity spaces, we are centering the needs of BIPOC educators. We’re centering the need for having a space to share experiences, to explore group identity, to cultivate a sense of solidarity and compassion.”

Elena Aguilar

What are racial affinity spaces?

Why are racial affinity spaces necessary? 

How do you respond when people are concerned about there being racial affinity spaces? 

What should I consider if I want to bring racial affinity spaces to my school or organization? 

If these are questions you’re curious about, this episode is for you. 


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