Sunday, September 10

“I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side, be an advocate for myself and others like me.”
— Maya Angelou, poet and activist

Today’s Excerpt:

Watch “A Child Asking Adults to Open a Bag of Chips” (5-min video) from JAYKEEOUT, a Korean filmmaker.


  • How would you feel if you were in a situation where you had to ask a stranger for help? Would you feel comfortable doing it?

Explain that this conversation is about self-advocacy, which is a way of:

  1. Knowing what you want or need
  2. Having the courage to ask for it