More than four million Central Americans reside in the United States today, yet the lack of resources on Central American heritage in most schools make the rich history and literature of the region invisible.
Our book “Putting the Movement Back into Civil Rights Teaching” and companion website emphasize the power of people through a diversity of stories, perspectives, essays, photographs, graphics, interviews, and interactive and interdisciplinary lessons.
We are saddened to share the news that Eloise Greenfield, one of our favorite children’s book authors died the morning of August 5, 2021. Her daughter shared the news with us and added that the family will announce plans for memorial services at some time in the future. Learn more.
Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:30 – 3:00 PM EST The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) and Teaching for Change host a day of online conversation, curriculum sharing, and ideas exchange. Learn more and register.
Timothy Jenkins, a Teaching for Change Board member and SNCC veteran, has offered to match any donations up to $10,000 towards producing a new print edition of “Putting the Movement Back into Civil Rights Teaching” this year in honor of fellow SNCC veteran Chuck McDew (1938-2018).
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