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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.

News

Teaching for Change Welcomes Politics & Prose

admin_childrens-books-thumb The Teaching for Change staff and board are pleased that Politics and Prose will be taking on the operation of the bookstores at the other Busboys and Poets locations. We will continue to staff, own, and hand-select every title in the inventory at the independent, progressive, non-profit Teaching for Change Bookstore at the 14th and V location. Read more.

Victory in Ward 8: Orr Parents Organize for New Building and New Leadership

TS_ward8-10-14-thumb Laila Patrick held her breath in anticipation, waiting to hear her name called as her two children played on the floor nearby. Ms. Patrick sat with her muscles tensed, at the edge of her seat, with her mother supportively sitting in the chair beside her. “She’s talking about me!” Ms. Patrick whispered to her mother as the event host shared the story of her role in the parent activism that earned her children’s school two major victories last school year. 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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