Bianca J. Baldridge is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin,
Madison. As a sociologist of education, Bianca’s scholarship explores the socio-political context of community-based youth
work and afterschool education. Bianca’s research critically examines the confluence of race, class, and gender, and its impact
"There’s a deadly paradox here. This virus is amplifying racial inequities with a disproportionate impact on the Black and Latinx communities, locally as well as nationally. To limit in-person school is to honor the health of the Black and brown community. But without radical thinking and quick action, we risk perpetuating educational inequities."
Shantell Bingham of Cultivate Charlottesville was featured in Charlottesville Tomorrow and Vinegar Hill Magazine's "Determined to be Nourished" article.