Building Radical Families

Esperanza Mendez

In this episode of the podcast, we chat with activist, birth worker, and multidisciplinary storyteller, Esperanza Mendez. We discuss homeschooling and incorporating anti-oppression in raising children. I hope this episode broadens your mind around weaving justice education into the family structure.

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In This Episode:

  • Esperanza's Background
  • Her road to homeschooling
  • Including anti-oppression in homeschooling curriculum
  • Homeschooling vs. Traditional Schooling
  • Homeschooling and privilege
  • Esperanza's organizing work
  • Homeschooling as Decolonizing work
  • Having hard conversations with kids




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