5-MINUTE MEDITATIONS FOR ACTIVISTS. The following guided meditations by Charles Oteyza are designed for educator activists working for social and racial justice. In order to remain present, impactful and connected, take a moment to pause, recharge and refocus. Being able to sustain yourself is essential for your personal health and to continue your contributions to public … Continued
Issue NEA EdJustice Features
It has been a year of ups and downs for social justice activism. Take a look back at the top five most read Education Justice articles of 2017.
Even if you start with only five people at first, five becomes 10, 10 becomes 15, and after 15, you’re building a movement.
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”
“This new law respects the diversity of learners and their native languages and cultures,” – MTA President Barbara Madeloni
More than 15,000 “butterfly” postcards were delivered to Congress last week in support of the Dream Act, a bill that provides young immigrants brought here as children or infants a secure and permanent solution.
Dr. Star Yellowfish has a challenge for America’s schools and educators: celebrate your best Thanksgiving lesson ever by teaching an accurate history of the holiday.
Last week teacher Kevin Shindel found “It’s okay to be white” fliers posted on the doors of Montgomery Blair High School.
“I’m very happy. I feel like all my hard work, and everything we collaborated on together, has paid off.”
Should Americans continue to honor in our public places people who fought to perpetuate human slavery? That’s the question bedeviling communities from Columbia, S.C. to Charlottesville, VA.