Ben Van Horrick

Ben Van Horrick is a writer living in North Carolina.

Lessons Learned


In a cramped Philadelphia classroom, newly minted teachers and recent college graduates were unpacking. Rather than focusing on their belongings, which were located a few miles away at Temple University, these new teachers were unpacking their privilege –their whiteness, heterosexuality, college education, wealth, and health. This exercise was part of Teach for America’s summer institute […]

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