Dr. Sundiata & Akilah S. Richards
Dr. Sundiata is an independent educator and Next System designer. Sundiata’s work focuses on designing and promoting equitable and sustainable social, economic, and political systems. Sundiata is the creator of GROW, a tuition-free community co-op model for self directed education schools, and the host of Theory of Indivisibility podcast which analyzes the evolutionary origins, current complexities, and future of our social, economic, and political systems.
Akilah S. Richards is an unschooling podcaster, writer, and founding board member of The Alliance for Self-Directed Education. Her work both challenges and encourages social justice minded people to explore privilege and power in their relationships with children. In her own family, Akilah, her partner, and their two daughters, use unschooling as a tool for decolonizing education and liberating themselves from oppressive, exclusive systems. Find her conversations and commentary at Fare of the Free Child Podcast where Akilah supports, connects, and highlights people of color designing their own liberation through Self-Directed Education and love-centered community building.