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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.

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Teaching for Change in 2014

news_2014Review-thumb This has been a year of mourning, resistance, and hope. We mourned for the lives of so many people of color killed by the police with no impunity. And we were inspired by the resistance that started in #Ferguson and has become a national #BlackLivesMatter movement. One teacher’s tweet summarizes best how we feel about…. Read more.

The Selma Voting Rights Struggle: 15 Key Points from Bottom-Up History and Why It Matters Today

admin_selma On this 50th anniversary year of the Selma-to-Montgomery March and the Voting Rights Act it helped inspire, national attention is centered on the iconic images of “Bloody Sunday,” the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the interracial marchers, and President Lyndon Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act. This version of history, emphasizing a top-down narrative… 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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