The status quo is a powerful force. It aligns with institutions to such a degree that it becomes normative. Things are the way they are because they are. Full stop.
Young adults are particularly adept change agents. They view the status quo with suspicion and, often, well-earned contempt. The status quo has no self-generating authority; rather, it often assumes a set of priors that are antagonistic to many young people’s lived experience. Continue reading “#HLSUntaped: The Fierce Urgency of Now”