Tia Speat

“It is my hope that the Surge Fellowship will give me the safe space and platform to connect with other leaders of color who share similar and different experience than…

Maria Cruz

“Surge has always been a self-indicator that I am seeking personal growth, nourishing my values, and empowering myself to be an active disruptor of inequitable education practices. Surge is necessary…

Kimesha James

“There are issues that have become more and more pressing educational challenges, particularly for Black and Latinx students, that need immediate attention and advocacy. Becoming a Surge fellow would assist…