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Decolonizing Education with Chemay Morales-James

August 19, 2022

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NPR WHERE WE LIVE: What is Unschooling? My Reflection Matters Village Believes it Takes a Village

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Raising Free People with Chemay Morales-James

November 1, 2021

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Liberated Learning: Practicing the Technology of the Sacred

February 24, 2021

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Learning Pods: Providing Education Equity for All Families

December 1, 2020

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Unschooling with My Reflection Matters Village 

November 19, 2020

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Finding Joy in Self-Directed Learning with the Unschooling Squad

October 21, 2020

Conversations on Living Learning with Chemay Morales-James

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Decolonized Education: My Reflection Matters Support Connecticut Homeschoolers in Raising ‘Free People’ Outside the System

October 4, 2020

Decolonizing education: My Reflection Matters supports Connecticut home-schoolers in raising 'free people' outside the system - Hartford Courant

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Liberated Living: Decolonized Parenting & Education

September 15, 2020

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My Reflection Matters Village Launch

July 4, 2020

An interview with the Brainwaves Video Anthology.

Unschooling Defined with Chemay

July 4, 2020

An interview with the Brainwaves Video Anthology.

Deschooling Coffee Hour with Chemay

June 3, 2020

Want to know more about deschooling and liberated education but missed 100 Road’s Coffee hour with Chemay Morales-James? We got you covered! Watch the replay now.

MRM Featured on Utah PBS Let’s Talk Series

February 2020

PBS Utah included MRM, beside Teaching Tolerance, as a resource in their “Tips & Tools” section of their Let’s Talk online series. Let’s Talk is a series hosted by Karen Tao where she explores how to talk to kids about race, racism, and cultural differences with parents. Watch the series.

MRM Featured on Breezy Moms Podcast 

January 30, 2020

MRM Founder, Chemay, talks with Candice L. Dormon about unschooling and why she started a co-operative in Waterbury, CT.

My Reflection Matters featured in Hold the Line Magazine 

2019  Issue #4

Check out Chemay’s 3 page interview in Hold the Line, a social justice parenting magazine.  In this 4th issue, Chemay shares how she started MRM and provides a social justice how-to for parents interested in community organizing. Hold the Line magazines cover racism and cultural bias, feminism, LGBTQ family life, and much more! Learn more.

Tom Ficklin Radio Show with Dr. Jesse Turner, Chemay Morales-James, & Genese Clark

March 18, 2019

Dr. Jesse Turner announces the upcoming Literacy Essentials Conference on April 6th at Central Connecticut State University featuring local culturally relevant authors, Chemay Morales-James and Genese Clark.

Chemay Speaks Up in Hartford, CT!

March 1, 2019

My sister speaking at the Capital yesterday during a hearing for an education bill. So proud! Yes, yes, yes to everything she says. There is a crisis and more people need to acknowledge it and help work to end the unfair treatment of black and brown students in our education system! We homeschool bc we have to if we want our children to feel seen and heard. To keep their spirits alive! Chemay Morales-James Shane James Wilson Rosado II Bita Morales-Davis Tamsyn Ambler Deltra Kroemer April Swiger Trudi Lebrón Luci Elena Lebron Kim Napaul Lee Anne Thompson-Blake Rachael D'Agostino#MyReflectionMatters

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In addition to working with educators and advocating for equitable and liberatory practices, Chemay is also a leader in the unschooling/homeschooling community in her state.  On March 1st, she and other moms from her group, My Reflection Matters in CT Home Education, showed up at Connecticut’s capitol to speak up against homeschooling regulations that she and other homeschoolers of color believe have the potential of disporoportionately impacting their families over their white counterparts.

Culturally Responsive Classroom Management with Chemay on PaTTONpod 

December 17, 2018

Guest Chemay Morales-James shares educator behaviors that promote a culturally responsive classroom.

William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund Presents: STORYSCAPE

December 13, 2018

This playlist of stories is part of StoryScape: A mixed media exhibit of stories exploring the landscape of education, justice and community across Connecticut. Commissioned by The William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund in celebration of 25 years of work.  Listen to Chemay’s story (#38) featured in this audio exhibit.

It Was Back to School For Many Home Schooled Children This Week

August 31, 2018

Waterbury Mom Dedicated to Homeschooling Students of Color

April 14, 2018

Case of Shackled Kids Revives Home -School Regulation Debate

January 28, 2018

Case of shackled kids revives home-school regulation debate

Tom Ficklin Radio Show Featuring Chemay, Founder of MRM

September 23, 2017

Fare of the Free Child Special Guest: Chemay Morales-James

May 3, 2017

Get to know more about me and my MRM journey by listening to my interview with the fabulous author, life coach, and unschooling guru Akilah S. Richards. I had a blast talking with Akilah and look forward to coming back on her show in the future!  I’ve shared Akilah’s work in the past, but in case you’ve missed it, check out her website and subscribe to her really informative podcasts that explore ways parents and caregivers can engage in the healthy liberation of their Black and Brown children.

Parents Who Inspire: Chemay Morales-James

August 5, 2016

Check out my interview in A Striving Parent, to learn more about me and why I started MRM.  The author,  Shannon Gaggero, is a mommy blogger who writes about social justice and activism and openly shares her journey striving to be a conscious parent.