Zinn Education Project

Teaching for Change and Rethinking Schools collaborate to bring a people’s history to the classroom.

Central America

More than four million Central Americans reside in the United States today, yet the lack of resources in most schools on Central American heritage make the rich history and literature of the region invisible. Also missing from the curriculum is the direct connection between U.S. foreign policy and Central American immigration to the United States. […]

Social Justice Books

The best selection of multicultural and social justice books for children, YA, and educators.

Parent Engagement

How Tellin’ Stories works in schools Our approach is based on the concepts of story-sharing, community organizing, and popular education. Rather than entering schools with a fixed agenda, Teaching for Change starts by making connections through sharing stories, allowing concerns to emerge and looking for ways to address them. In many cases, we work in […]

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2020 NEH Institute on the Grassroots History of Civil Rights Movement

Teaching for Change is proud to partner with a team of scholars, veterans, and educators from Duke University and the SNCC Legacy Project on a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Teacher Institute, The Civil Rights Movement: Grassroots Perspectives, in the summer of 2020. Read more.

Hair Representation in Children’s Literature

D.C. Area Educators for Social Justice, Communities for Just Schools Fund, and the Early Childhood Initiative at the National Museum of African American History and Culture offered a workshop on hair representation in children’s books on November 2, 2019. Read more.

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    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).

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