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Welcoming Keesha Ceran

We are pleased to welcome to the Teaching for Change staff our new associate director Nakeesha “Keesha” Ceran. Keesha is a first-generation American of Haitian immigrant parents who holds three degrees in political science as a proud community college graduate and a double alumna of The American University in Washington, D.C. In her first few …

2021 NEH Institute on the Grassroots History of Civil Rights Movement

Summer 2021 ONLINE Teaching for Change is pleased to partner with a team of scholars, SNCC veterans, Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies, and the SNCC Legacy Project on a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Teacher Institute, The Civil Rights Movement: Grassroots Perspectives. Participants (classroom teachers and school librarians in grades 5 – 12) will …

Teaching for Change in 2020

We are pleased to share selected highlights from Teaching for Change’s work in 2020. Our work is made possible by the ongoing support of allies like you. Help us deepen our impact by sharing these stories (as well as our resources for parents and teachers) as we continue building social justice, starting in the classroom. …

Thank You Allyson Criner Brown

After ten amazing years, Allyson Criner Brown is leaving her role as Teaching for Change associate director and Tellin’ Stories program manager to embark on a new career at the D.C. Department of Energy and Environment. Allyson is one of the most creative, dedicated, visionary, hard working, and joyful people our team has worked with. …

Roberto Lovato Author Talk

On October 6, during Teach Central America Week, Teaching for Change and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Maryland, College Park hosted Salvadoran American journalist Roberto Lovato for a virtual book talk about his new book Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas. Over a hundred …