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

Central America

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More than four million Central Americans reside in the United States today, yet the lack of resources in most schools on Central American heritage make the rich history and literature of the region invisible. Also missing from the curriculum is the direct connection between U.S. foreign policy and Central American immigration to the United States. […]

Online Bookstore

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Multicultural and social justice books for all ages. From 2005 to April, 2015, Teaching for Change operated one of the best brick and mortar multicultural bookstores on the East Coast at Busboys and Poets (14th & V). For ten years, Teaching for Change drew on its experience in multicultural literature for the classroom and its wide […]

Parent Engagement

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Tellin’ Our Story: How Tellin’ Stories works in school Community Building: Tellin’ Stories creates opportunities for families across race, class, language and cultural boundaries to connect to each other and to their school — often for the first time — through the power of story. In our Story Quilting series, each participant shares a story […]

News

Teaching About the #NoDAPL Water Protectors

nodapl-water One of the greatest organizing efforts to protect land, human rights, and the future of this planet is taking place this month in North Dakota. The Standing Rock Sioux, joined now by members of more than 200 other Native American tribes and other allies, are taking a stand to oppose the Dakota Access pipeline, which threatens to destroy sacred land and contaminate water supplies in the region. Read more.

Teaching About Elections

election-thumb This year’s presidential election is filling the airwaves with hate speech, both subtle and overt. While shocking and scary, it is sadly not new. Institutionalized racism, classism, sexism, and xenophobia have permeated elections throughout U.S. history. To help provide that historical context, we share some lessons, articles, and books for the classroom about elections and voting rights. Read more.

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    Mother-daughter team and second and third generation Washingtonians Leah Imani View Danville and Dr. Jenice L. View have teamed up to pay homage to the city formerly known as Chocolate City. Ten percent of the proceeds from the t-shirts will support Teaching for Change. 

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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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