Anita Garcia Morales received her BA and Teaching Degree from the University of Washington. She retired from Seattle Public Schools after 30+ years of teaching students and coaching/mentoring teachers. Anita is a Courage & Renewal Facilitator, a Positive Discipline Certified Associate, and a Class Action Certified Trainer. Anita facilitates race and equity workshops with community groups, students, and educators and works with immigrant families who are just learning to navigate the complexities of their newly adopted home. The common thread that runs through all that Anita does is her focus on social justice and equity and her desire to help create more welcoming environments for members of traditionally marginalized groups so that they may thrive more consistently and more successfully.