Five Ways to Support Teaching for Change

I learned young people don’t have to wait until they’re older to stand up for their beliefs. —Eighth grade student, Washington, D.C. When students learn about history beyond the textbook heroes and holidays, they rethink the world around them and can see themselves as agents of change. Help Teaching for Change reach teachers with the […]

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House Parties Celebrate 25 Years of Teaching for Change

Fundraising has never been so much fun! In honor of the organization’s 25th anniversary, Teaching for Change supporters are hosting house parties to raise funds and spread the word about the work. Five parties have been held this fall, and more events are in the works for the spring. Read more about each party below. February 21, 2016 […]

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State Out of the Union: Teaching for Change Hosts Jeff Biggers

On September 26, just days into Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month, Teaching for Change hosted an event at Busboys and Poets in Washington, D.C. featuring author/historian Jeff Biggers in a new show on immigration, civil rights, and states’ rights. The event was a stop on Biggers’ 30-city nationwide book tour for the release of his latest book, […]

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Thank You for Joining the Teaching Out LOUD Campaign

Thank you to everyone who donated to our Spring 2012 Teaching Out LOUD campaign, the board and staff of Teaching for Change give our most sincere thanks. Social justice teaching should not be silenced, and we want to recognize the wonderful and generous individuals who helped us raise more than $10,000 for social justice books, […]

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Howard Zinn Room Dedication

There was a standing-room-only crowd at the new Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville, Md., for the special event on September 21, 2011 to celebrate International Peace Day, dedicate the Zinn Room, and raise funds for the Zinn Education Project. The date ended up being more significant than could have been imagined. An extraordinary group of people spoke, sang, […]

Afro-Peruvian Musical Fundraiser for Teaching for Change a Success

Teaching for Change supporters gathered on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 for a preview of GALA Hispanic Theatre’s June 8-26, 2011 show, CANTO AL PERÚ NEGRO: An Afro-Peruvian Musical by Gabriel García, directed by Hugo Medrano. Each year GALA Hispanic Theatre donates the preview night’s show to a local nonprofit organization working in the community. Donors and supporters from Maryland, […]

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Premiere of Dave Zirin’s New Film a Fundraiser for Teaching for Change

We were honored to host a premiere of Dave Zirin’s new film, Not Just a Game, as a fundraiser for Teaching for Change on Dec. 13, 2010 at Busboys and Poets. Despite the frigid weather, there was standing room only for the film and live interview of Dave Zirin by literary activist E. Ethelbert Miller. Not Just a […]

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