Racial Equity Council

Through the Racial Equity investment area, NewSchools is investing $1.5 million in innovators with bold ideas to alleviate racial inequities in education. Instead of a traditional grantmaking approach, this is the council, comprised of parents, students, and education innovators, making the decisions.

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Taliq Tillman

Taliq Tillman


Taliq Tillman is a college student, actor, photographer and activist who strongly believes that empathy is his most powerful tool. He co-founded Diversity Talks, participated in the Highlander Institute Culturally Responsive Design Team and interned with the Trinity Repertory Company.