Post-Election, School Collaborates with Parents to Create Safe Space

My daughter asked if we had papers and if we would be kicked out of the country. My kids say they will leave with me, when we talked about the election. They said, “That man is a bad man because he doesn’t like Hispanics.” [The election results] make me feel unsafe in this country, because […]

Teaching Radical Hope and Resistance

The young people marching near our office in D.C. (and around the country) have given us what author Junot Díaz describes as “radical hope.”  They also have given us tens of thousands of reasons to carry on. We offer resources below for the classroom that address key issues such as respectful school environments, examining the […]

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Teaching about Elections

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 below some lessons, articles, and books for the classroom about elections and […]

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