Education Justice, Racial Justice, Spiritual Resistance
Olugbenga spent a significant portion of his college career discussing and addressing educational inequities. As a Providence resident and student at Brown, service paved the pathway for him to address educational equity these dual domains. Olugbenga has provided college guidance and access to students at a local high school, built stronger connections between families and schools with work at Providenceâs school department, and was a bilingual Spanish tutor in an elementary school. Olugbenga has also served his peers on campus as a Peer Advisor and a Department Undergraduate Group leader for Brownâs Education Department. Olugbenga recognizes that direct service does not solely address root causes of educational inequity. He has developed policy knowledge and skills to complement his service, leading Brown students into a week-long immersion into education policy in RI, and dreams of a world where equitable education is available to all.