Bekah Pérez Brown, the Policy Analyst & Curriculum Curator at Education Justice Alliance, is a dedicated advocate for education justice, a former public school teacher, and a proud mother of three. She intimately understands the challenges that families of color encounter when engaging with the school system. Bekah’s unwavering commitment to ensuring that her own child, who has a learning disability, would not be failed by the education system led her to pursue a degree in Education with a minor in Psychology from William Peace University.
Bekah’s distinctive background encompasses various roles within the education system, including serving as both a general and special education teacher in public schools. Her multifaceted experience equips her with valuable insider knowledge and drives her tireless efforts to advocate for equitable policies and inclusive curricula that celebrate diverse cultures, benefiting all students and future generations.
Bekah firmly believes that parents are the foremost experts on their children and their needs, positioning them as influential advocates for their children’s success. She is deeply passionate about empowering parents with knowledge, resources, and support, enabling them to navigate systems with confidence and harness their own agency to effect positive change in their communities, regardless of the scale.