Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action
February 1-5, 2021
The Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action and Year of Purpose campaign promotes a set of national demands based in the Black Lives Matter movement’s 13 guiding principles that focus on improving the school experience for students of color. We share below resources to help educators prepare to engage students in the week of action and the year of purpose.
Black Lives Matter at School Curriculum Fair
Saturday, January 30, 11:00AM-1:30PM ET
Teaching for Change and Howard University’s School of Education will hold a virtual curriculum fair. Teachers will have the opportunity to join workshops featuring lessons related to the BLM at School Week of Action and hear from guest speakers and panelists.
Black Lives Matter at School Booklists
New at SocialJusticeBooks.org! Find a growing list of recommended titles that center each of the Black Lives Matter 13 Guiding Principles, as well as additional recommended booklists for the Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action.
For teachers, we recommend these key texts: Teaching for Black Lives and Black Lives Matter at School: An Uprising for Educational Justice.
Resources for Educators
Early Childhood and Elementary
Book Launch Discussion
View a recording of the launch of Black Lives Matter at School: An Uprising for Education Justice, an essential collection of essays, interviews, poems, resolutions, and more from educators, students, and activists who have been building the Black Lives Matter at School movement across the country.
The national Black Lives Matter at School coalition has partnered with a Black woman-owned business to provide t-shirts and other merchandise. A new logo is being chosen for this year, but in the meantime you can purchase past designs.Order T-Shirts
Support the D.C. Area Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action
With your donation, Teaching for Change will:
- Offer virtual workshops to prepare for the week of action
- Host a national virtual curriculum fair with Howard University School of Education
- Add to our popular collection of Black Lives Matter at School teaching resources
- Collect and share teaching stories
December 28, 2020