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Robert D. Skeels
Social justice writer, education advocate, immigrant rights activist
Robert D. Skeels is a social justice writer, public education advocate, and immigrant rights activist. He lives, works, writes, and organizes in Los Angeles with his wife and cats. Robert is a U.S. Navy Veteran, and a proud member of Veterans for Peace. He attended Glendale Community College and graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) with a BA in Classical Civilization. Robert is a committed member of CEJ, PESJA, SCIC, and the Trinational Coalition To Defend Public Education. A student of Liberation Theology and Paulo Freire's work, he devotes much time towards volunteer work for 12 step, church, and homeless advocacy. Robert’s articles and essays have appeared in publications including Schools Matter, CounterPunch, Dissident Voice, Daily Censored, Echo Park Patch, K12NN, LA Progressive, and The Los Angeles Daily News. In 2013 Robert ran for the LAUSD School Board against a billionaire funded corporate reform candidate, finishing second in a field of five, with over 5,200 votes.
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Robert D. Skeels posted in Speak Out April 25, 2014 at 10:49 am

Robert D. Skeels posted in Speak Out April 25, 2014 at 10:41 am

Robert D. Skeels commented on article "College Ready? Alliance Hoax" in Speak Out April 25, 2014 at 10:39 am

Robert D. Skeels commented on article "College Ready? Alliance Hoax" in Speak Out September 20, 2013 at 11:13 am

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Robert D. Skeels posted in Speak Out September 19, 2013 at 07:54 pm

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Robert D. Skeels posted in Speak Out September 15, 2013 at 04:48 am