Youth Organizing

In making the connection from Selma to today, check out the resources below and Teaching About Ferguson.

 

Websites
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Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution
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Black Lives Matter
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What Kids Can Do
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IndyKids
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web-youth-justiceYouth4Justice selma-website-soulSchool of Unity and Liberation (SOUL)

 

Films
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Precious Knowledge
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Mighty Times: The Children’s March

 

Books
Catch the Fire: An Art-Full Guide to Unleashing the Creative Power of Youth, Adults, and Communities
by Peggy Taylor and Charlie Murphy
A guide to using arts and empowerment techniques when working with groups of youth or adults.
selma-books-building-power Building Power, Sharpening Minds
by School of Unity and Liberation (SOUL)
Introductory Political Education Workshop Manual.
 The Kid’s Guide to Social Action: How to Solve the Social Problems You Choose – And Turn Creative Thinking Into Positive Action
by Barbara A. Lewis
This guide includes tools and case studies for young people on how to make a difference in the world.
When We Fight, We Win: Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World
by Greg Jobin Leeds
A visually rich and inspiring book of 21st-century leaders and activists distill their wisdom, sharing lessons of what makes and what hinders transformative social change.


Go to Teaching About Selma for more lessons and related resources.

More books for pre-K – 12 on organizing and activism.

Posted Friday, January 23, 2015 |

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