Community Responsive Education leaders Jeff Duncan-Andrade, Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales, and Glenda Macatangay in conversation with Anindya Kundu, author of The Power of Student Agency, on how educators can support their students by being truly community-responsive during times of social crisis. Part of a series of Fireside Chats in THE POWER OF STUDENT AGENCY book tour.

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Anindya Kundu is a sociologist of education and senior fellow at the CUNY Graduate Center in the Center for Urban Research (LMIS). His work has appeared in NPR Education, MSNBC, the Huffington Post, and he has given two TED Talks with millions of views.

Jeff Duncan-Andrade, Ph.D., is Professor in the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University. He is also a co-founder of the Roses in Concrete Community School, a community responsive lab school in East Oakland ( and the Community Responsive Education Group (

Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales, Ph.D., is a Professor in the College of Ethnic Studies and Educational Leadership at San Francisco State University. She cofounded Community Responsive Education and Teaching Excellence Network. She has published five books and a wide array of articles and book chapters.

Glenda Macatangay is a licensed social worker and social justice entrepreneur that utilizes art, creativity, and innovation to operationalize core values and philosophies of equity and wellness in building community-responsive sustainable businesses and healing organizations. She is the Chief Operations Officer and one of the three cofounders of Community Responsive Education Group and the Managing Partner of UpperCloud.