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Black Lives Matter at School

From February 1-5, 2021, Teaching for Change’s D.C. Area Educators for Social Justice will host the fourth annual D.C. Area Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action as part of the national campaign taking place in cities across the U.S. to promote a set of national demands based in the Black Lives Matter guiding principles …

SocialJusticeBooks.org

The best selection of multicultural and social justice books for children, young adults, and educators. We offer more than 90 booklists on a variety of themes, a database of critical reviews from See What We See, and recommended articles on multicultural children’s literature and critical literacy. Teaching for Change launched socialjusticebooks.org in 2017 to identify and promote the best multicultural and …

Black Lives Matter at School

This week of action was built on the momentum of past local weeks of action and the National Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action campaign taking place in cities across the U.S. to promote a set of national demands based in the Black Lives Matter guiding principles that focus on improving the school experience …

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.

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 …