Faith in Humanity & Harvest, A Teacher’s Reflection

By: Dayo Harris (Middle School Social Justice) The demands of a teacher are many.  The demands of a teacher at a social justice school like Village Leadership Academy are both numerous and complex.  The ambitious vision and mission of VLA require an unparalleled tenacity and commitment from its teaching staff, which can feel overwhelming at…

Lessons From the Congo

By: Dayo Harris (Fourth Grade Teacher) The opportunity to travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo with a group of students this past summer was nothing short of amazing.  Over the course of our trip, I watched our students transform into engaged world travelers as they embraced a new culture and effortlessly connected with…