Educator, author, activist Jesse Hagopian gives powerful speech on education justice, institutional racism.
Issue Activist Profiles
“Vision, dreams and passion can change policies in a positive way in our communities and our country.”
Don’t ever allow yourself to be silenced because when you allow that to happen, you’ll see it translated into the attitudes of your students.
Educators from across the country are engaging in political activism on behalf of students and public schools. Meet six shining examples.
Our Social Justice Activist Award nominees share their advice for getting involved in activism.
Educators take advantage of anti-testing momentum to create better learning environments for students.
“The ageless desire to excel within all children of color, has always been hounded by deeply embedded policies that scream, you can’t. Finally, this Bill of Rights for Students of Color says, you can.”
High school sophomore Lida Gannon has taken the first bold steps to foster a school environment where all students can be themselves.
Mass incarceration and the school-to-prison pipeline have sparked a national conversation on prison reform, but until now, few Asian-American voices have been part of the discussion. Eddy Zheng is working to change that.
Racine, Wis., high school senior Gabe Hernandez says his community connections grew as his activism increased.