Zinn Education Project

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

Central America

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. […]

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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

Tellin’ Our Story: How Tellin’ Stories works in school Our approach is based on the concepts of story-sharing, community organizing, and popular education. Rather than entering schools with a fixed agenda, Teaching for Change starts by making connections through sharing stories, allowing concerns to emerge and looking for ways to address them. In many cases, […]

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D.C. Students Stand with Standing Rock

This month, high school U.S. history teacher Bill Stevens taught his students at the SEED Public Charter School in Washington, D.C. about the issues at stake in the historic struggle of the Standing Rock Sioux to block construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Read more.

Why I Teach: We Must Teach Children to Defend Themselves

At the February convening of the Stories from Our Classrooms writing course, teacher alumni Ellen Royse and Amy Rothschild and current participant Shayna Tivona shared how they used their teacher voices on behalf of democracy. 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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