Taking action to build agency and belonging among high school students who want to make an impact in their communities
Hip Hop (In) Justice
In this session we will explore the origins of Hip Hop and its connection to implicit and explicit forms of resistance.
As a Middle School educator and dean of diversity, equity and culture, Indigo Dow’s role is to help students grow into thoughtful, resilient and caring people. Mr. Dow is passionate about multicultural education, restorative practices and transformative justice. He works to build relationships and develop a learning environment where all community members have a voice and are empowered to create positive change at La Jolla Country Day School and in the larger community.
Mr. Dow returned to LJCDS in 2020 after a year away completing his Masters in Education at the University of San Diego and student teaching at High Tech Middle Mesa. He graduated from Colby College with a Bachelor of Arts in American studies and a minor in anthropology. Mr. Dow also played football at Colby, earning the Ironman award his senior year. Before joining the LJCDS community in 2015, Mr. Dow had the opportunity to teach and coach at The Pingry School in New Jersey.
Outside of the classroom, Mr. Dow enjoys snowboarding, scuba diving, traveling, boxing, playing African and Latin drums, laughing and gaining new experiences.