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Teaching for Change and Rethinking Schools collaborate to bring a people’s history to the classroom.

Civil Rights Teaching

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Our civil rights teaching goes beyond the heroes approach to the Civil Rights Movement.

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Parent Organizing

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Tellin’ Stories, our parent organizing program, uses the power of story to connect people.

News

Teaching About Ferguson

news_ferguson-thumb As the new school year begins, first and foremost on our minds and hearts will be the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Teachers may be faced with students’ anger, frustration, sadness, confusion, and questions.  Some students will wonder how this could happen in the United States. For others, unfortunately, police brutality and intimidation are all too familiar. Read more.

Principal Meeting Launches Tellin’ Stories Family Partners Series

news-tellin-stores-series-launched “Of the many hats I wear, one of those hats is that of the community organizer,” shared Thomson Elementary Principal Carmen Shepherd. “As principals, we are really here to serve and work with families.” On July 30, 2014, Ms. Shepherd, principal of Thomson Elementary (DCPS), joined principals from six other DCPS schools and one Prince George’s County elementary school for a meeting to launch the Tellin’ Stories Family Partners Series. Read more.

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    View Upcoming author events events at Teaching for Change’s Busboys and Poets Bookstore, the Washington, D.C. area’s best source for books that encourage children and adults to question, challenge, and re-think the world beyond the headlines. The bookstore is located in Busboys and Poets (14th and V Streets NW), a restaurant, performance space, and coffeehouse, which features a dynamic […]

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    Teaching for Change depends on the support of committed individuals to serve as fellows or volunteers throughout the year. In exchange for their time and expertise, we provide fellows and volunteers with the chance to make a meaningful contribution to social justice education

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