About Us

ReThink it


Dr. Richelle Brooks, founder and CEO of ReTHINK It is a Black momma, dedicated transformative educator for over 10 years, High School Principal, Grass Roots Organizer, Student Loan Debt Abolitionist, Author, Speaker and Activist.


Dr. Brooks has an Ed.D in Educational Leadership with a focus on Black and African-American Community Sustainability and wellness. As a research practitioner, her interventions, teaching, educational leadership and organizing is grounded in research, and informed by community voices. As a first-generation college graduate and formerly houseless person, she has learned to navigate the most oppressive and racist systems and institutions, and has made it her life-work to help others do the same while simultaneously working to dismantle these systems that perpetuate inequities.


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