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

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

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Summer Reading for Social Justice

admin_summer-reading-2014-thumb Each year, the Teaching for Change staff offers recommendations for your summer reading, selected from new releases over the past year. Here is this summer’s list of books for children, middle school, young adults, and adults in fiction and non-fiction. Read more.

Teaching the Truth about Youth Migration from Central America

news_youth-migration-from-central-america This summer, the U.S. public has been hearing about a massive influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America. Few media stories look at the root causes of the poverty and violence that are pushing children out of Central America and toward our borders, including the large role past and present U.S. policies have played. But the media is not the only source of mis-information. Our schools have long ignored Central American history. 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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