Robt Seda-Schreiber is Chief Activist of the Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice. With a strong desire to ensure every individual- whether it be in a school, in a workplace, or in any & every community- feels safe, feels protected, & indeed feels loved, Robt established the Center with the explicit consent of Bayard Rustin’s partner, the wonderful Walter Naegle.
During his 25 years as a schoolteacher, Robt forged New Jersey's first middle school Gay Straight Alliance, was honored as New Jersey's State Champion of Equality, served as a Fulbright Memorial Fund Scholar to Japan, received two Senate Proclamations recognizing his service to the community more than a decade apart & was named the NEA’s “Social Justice Activist of the Year”.
Before teaching, he founded & ran The Creatures of Awareness Theatre Co., a non-profit community theatre group which raised over $10,000 for AIDS foundations & support group; As a published & internationally-recognized visual artist, he has continued to create many works of art, the vast majority of which were in the form of donations for various causes & organizations.
Named for a Kennedy & a King, Robt marched on DC in the womb &
has since followed the path each & every day of his life.
His boots have always been on the ground, both literally & figuratively.
Reach out to him ~ ChiefActivist@gmail.com
Awarded NEA Social Justice Activist of the Year, 2017
Keynote speaker at NEA Conference on Racial & Social Justice
Speaker on LGBTQIA rights at NJEA Minority Leadership & Recruitment Conference
Formation & guidance of multiple
Gay Straight Alliance’s, both local & national
Senate Proclamations, 2003; 2017
Kenneth Cole Courageous Class, 2016
New Jersey State Champion of Equality, 2014
Teacher Who Makes Magic, 2014
Fulbright MF Scholar to Japan, 2005
Princeton University Teacher as Scholar, 2005
East Windsor Regional School District
Teacher of the Year, 2004
Created mural program, Kreps Middle School, 2003-2017
Founded & ran The Creatures of Awareness Theatre Co., a non-profit community theatre group which raised over $10,000 for AIDS foundations & support groups, 1989-1994
In addition to the above, as artist & activist, whilst teaching into present day, creating many works of art, the vast majority of which were in the form of donations for various causes & organizations
o Some examples of such can be seen aquí:
What I’ve done tho’,
nothing compared to what I’m gonna’ do…
aka Robert Seda-Schreiber