Guest Post by Mari Villaluna This Thanksgiving many families will celebrate a holiday founded on the genocide of Native people. When we teach kids that Native people only existed in the past, we participate in their erasure. Many Americans don’t know there are many Native people still fighting for legal recognition by the United States […]
You’re never to young for social justice. I’m sharing these resources with my girls as we prepare to participate in upcoming political actions this week.
Our district says it cares about Arab students. Nonetheless, when it comes to resourcing schools to support them in meeting the needs of students and families… Lately, I’m hearing *crickets*. After the election, Arab students came to my daughters’ school in tears, literally. They asked why the president hated them and their families. With a […]
When you are feeling despair about the road ahead, get inspired by the words and life of Congressman John Lewis.
I was originally going to write a post about the beautiful inclusive posters I’ve seen for teachers to post in their classrooms. But I couldn’t. Here’s
I reached out to my good friend and poster diva Tula Jeng for some advice. Based on our convo, I put together a quick and “nasty” list of tips and tricks to help any family whip up some really great posters in no time flat!
My girls and I are gearing up to make signs and protest for our first time as a family. With that in mind, I think it’s important to 1) make a cool sign and 2) be clear about my reasons for marching. Here are some thoughts…
This week, school communities across the nation are gearing up to take a stand against to Trump and the attack on public education.
As a response to the recent mass shooting in Orlando, Tula Jeng shares her recommendations for 20 things we can do to eradicate gun violence.
Did you know that every year suicide claims more lives than war, murder, and natural disasters combined, and yet suicide prevention doesn’t get anywhere near the funding given to other leading causes of death? Here’s how you can help.