The best selection of multicultural and social justice books for children, young adults, and educators.
Teaching for Change and Rethinking Schools collaborate to bring a people’s history to the classroom.
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.
From February 6–10, 2023, Teaching for Change’s D.C. Area Educators for Social Justice hosted the sixth annual D.C. Area Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action.
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.
Join the D.C. area network of educators who seek to strengthen and deepen social justice teaching.
Lessons that teach all of us to rethink what we know about the history of Muslims in the U.S., including the fact that Islamophobia is rooted in a history of racism.
Teaching for Change and Rethinking Schools collaborate to bring a people’s history to the classroom.Learn More
A dedicated website to encourage and support teaching about Central American history all year long.Learn More
The best selection of multicultural and social justice books for children, YA, and educators.Learn More
As part of the Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action at Inspired Teaching Demonstration PCS, fourth graders studied the importance of representation in books and the book bans that have escalated throughout the United States since 2021. Read more.
The demand for our anti-racist, social justice resources has increased dramatically. Educators are turning to Teaching for Change for our carefully curated reading lists, virtual workshops, and lessons to help students learn about history beyond the textbook heroes and holidays, rethink the world around them, and see themselves as agents of change. Please give today to help students envision and build the future they deserve.
Teaching for Change depends on the support of committed individuals to serve as interns/fellows or volunteers throughout the year. In exchange for their time and expertise, we provide interns/fellows and volunteers with the chance to make a meaningful contribution to social justice education, hands-on experience, and opportunities to attend local and national forums on education.