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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 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.

Teaching About Selma

admin_selma We share here interactive lessons and recommended resources that invite students to step into the history and think critically and creatively about the continued fight for justice today. High school students who field-tested the “Stepping into Selma” lesson said it helped them get more from viewing the film. 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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