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Elizabeth Davis, ¡Presente!

The people of D.C. are in collective grief and mourning on the death of Washington Teacher Union president Elizabeth “Liz” A. Davis in a car accident on April 4, 2021. She has been a powerful presence in the lives thousands of students, teachers, and families through her unwavering dedication to radical teaching, righteous activism, and …

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. …