- Nancy Arroyo Ruffin “I will teach my daughter to color outside the lines, to make mistakes, to take risks, and not be afraid to fail. I will teach her that even when the world tries to knock her down the best revenge is getting up and forging ahead. I will teach her to be brave enough to be different, to stand up for what's right. To never quiet…
- Jennifer Burgess – Educators “To have a student who is so passionate to teach others about it, and to show others how to live through it is very empowering, especially with adolescents and teens. Sometimes voices of their peers are far louder than educators and adults." ~Jennifer Burgess, Principal -Parker Performing Arts School, on Alec Ybarra Film "UNMARKED"
- "The world became a better place to live in… "The world became a better place to live in after 11/9 [1989 - fall of Berlin wall] because each outbreak of freedom stimulated another outbreak." - Thomas Friedman
- John Cotton Dana – teach "Who dares to teach must never cease to learn." ~John Cotton Dana