2017 Food Justice Youth Summit

Yuckity, Yuck. Would you eat our school lunch? Do you wonder how far food travels to get to your plate? How can we convert a food desert into a thriving oasis? How does the food we throw away impact the environment? Tired of youth voices being ignored? These are some of the questions and issues […]

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Sanctuary Schools Resolution in D.C.

**UPDATE from May 2017**  The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia issued the following answers to frequently asked questions for schools. The Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) issued the following guidance for schools. **UPDATE on March 7, 2017**  The Deputy Mayor for Education responded to our proposal for sanctuary schools in […]

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. Teaching for Change staff and advisers prepared this “learn-as-you-go” quiz about D.C. to help fill the gaps in the traditional textbooks […]

Category: 2015, News, Page Substitutes · Tags: ,

Food Justice Teach-In: When the Students Become the Teachers

By Neha Singhal “If you were at the grocery store and saw an apple with one stem and another apple with two stems, which one would you buy?” As much as I would like to say it doesn’t matter, I would probably end up picking the one with one stem because this superficially normal-looking apple […]

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Sasha Reuther Shares Labor Film with Students: Filmfest 2012

By Jozi Zwerdling Students in Washington, D.C., had the rare opportunity to discuss the hidden history of labor through Brothers on the Line, a new film they screened in school, with Sasha Reuther, who is both the filmmaker and grandson of one of the famous Reuther brothers. Teaching for Change and Filmfest DC, with the […]

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