The best selection of multicultural and social justice books for children, young adults, and educators. Teaching for Change launched in May of 2017 to identify and promote the best multicultural and social justice children’s books. We offer more than 50 booklists on a variety of themes, a database of critical reviews from See What We See, and recommended articles on multicultural children’s […]

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Resistance 101: A Lesson on Social Justice Activists and Strategies

Teaching for Change created “Resistance 101” to help young people move from dismay to creative action that can win real change. This innovative lesson plan, launched in January 2017 to coincide with the inauguration, helps students recognize their power to challenge injustice. The lesson introduces them to people throughout history, including many young people, who […]

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Teaching 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.

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#StepUpScholastic for ALL Children

More than 50% of the children enrolled in public schools are people of color or Native American, but only 14% of children’s books published in 2014 were by or about people of color.

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DC History Quiz

When most people think of Washington, D.C., what comes to mind are monuments, museums, and the federal government. Often overlooked is the local city, long shaped by issues of race, class, and colonial status.

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Turning the Tables on Parent-School Relations

Our Tellin’ Stories approach engages traditionally marginalized parents in meaningful school reform. Learn more about our approach to parent organizing.

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A Leading Collection of Anti-Bias Resources

We feature the comprehensive resource guide for the best selling NAEYC publication

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Teaching a People’s History

In partnership with Rethinking Schools we work to bring a people’s history to the classroom. 

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Putting the Movement Back into Civil Rights Teaching

Our publication tells the stories of ordinary people who broke barriers to real democracy.

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