Xitlaly Sanchez, (she, her, hers) is a middle school history teacher from Santa Ana, CA. She considers herself an ethnic studies educator and a Xicana (Rios, 2008), a term that was birthed at the turn of the 21st century to highlight the multiplicities of identities such as race, class, and gender of Chicanxs.  Xitlaly enjoys cooking, watching Netflix, hiking, listening to Hamilton, and spending time with her friends and family.

Reopening Schools
By Eunice Ho and Xitlaly Sanchez

The arguments to “re-open” schools and revert to a pre-pandemic world reveal preexisting racist and classist disparities that have only grown starker with distance learning.