Educational Justice

In an education system that is truly just, every student will engage in learning that is authentic, rigorous and fun. All children will be included and valued for their contributions, and every young person will be equipped for a lifetime of economic opportunity and personal wellbeing.

Meet Our Faculty

Faculty Highlight

DJANGO PARIS is the inaugural James A. and Cherry A. Banks Professor of Multicultural Education

Brotherhood Initiative

A cross-campus research-to-practice effort, the Brotherhood Initiative empowers undergraduate males of color to thrive on campus and graduate prepared for a lifetime of leadership, service, and success. 

Father of Multicultural Ed

JAMES BANKS, who holds the Kerry and Linda Killinger Endowed Chair in Diversity Studies and founded the UW's Center for Multicultural Education, paved the way for generations of faculty and shaped the minds of countless K-12 teachers during his career. 


  • Brotherhood Initiative: Strengthen the pathway into and through higher education for marginalized populations, both at the UW and throughout the region - Give Now
  • Community Partner Fellows: Connect advanced doctoral students with education partners throughout the Puget Sound to study and co-design solutions to pressing regional challenges - Give Now
  • Faculty Recruitment & Startup Packages: Recruit talented researchers and educators to the College of Education - Give Now


Community Partner Fellows Brochure

Faculty Recruitment