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25th Anniversary Author Events

For this 25th anniversary year of Teaching for Change, we are hosting a series of special events. The first three events are author talks hosted by Teaching for Change at Busboys and Poets (14&V) in Washington, D.C. Join us to learn from these authors about cutting edge issues in education. Jesse Hagopian (Tuesday, April 14, 6:30pm-8pm) helped …

Bookstore Highlights 2014

Here are some highlights from the year 2014 at Teaching for Change’s indie bookstore at Busboys and Poets (14th&V). Next year we will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the bookstore and the 25th anniversary of Teaching for Change. In the last five years, only 10% of children’s books published were about people of color despite the fact …

Overwhelmed By Your Support

In the face of the June 16 radio show attack by Rush Limbaugh, Teaching for Change has been showered with calls, emails, Facebook comments, tweets, donations, book purchases, and even a delivery of flowers from an elementary school principal. Teachers, parents, authors, and other friends and supporters are letting us know that they stand by our commitment to …

Rush Limbaugh Calls Teaching for Change Racist for Promoting Diverse Children’s Books

June 16, 2014, Washington, D.C.: In the last five years, only 10% of children’s books published were about people of color despite the fact that 37% of the U.S. population are people of color. Rush Limbaugh found out that Teaching for Change is trying to challenge this disparity and he is hopping mad. Limbaugh devoted a long segment of his …