Quaking Conversation

by Lenelle Moïse I want to talk about Haiti. How the earth had to break the island’s spine to wake the world up to her screaming. How this post-earthquake crisis is not natural or supernatural. I want to talk about disasters. How men make them with embargoes, exploitation, stigma, sabotage, scalding debt & cold shoulders. […]

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Teaching About Haiti

Our Teaching about Haiti web page continues to be widely used by educators across the country, with over 20,000 page views since we launched days after the earthquake in January, 2010. The page offers a free downloadable version of a teaching guide we produced on Haiti in the 1990s. We added a new, carefully reviewed resource guide with a […]

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Teaching About Haiti

Teaching About Haiti has been posted online as a free, downloadable resource, along with a list of more than 40 recommended books for books, films, and organizations for classrooms. The Teaching for Change board and staff believe that while students should be encouraged to contribute to relief efforts, it is also important to gain a deeper understanding of the history […]

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