Children should have the right to safe, affirming and inclusive schools. To uplift Banned Books Week and to honor LGBTQ+ History Month, support young people’s freedom to read, learn and build a just future.
In this week’s resources, Khiara M. Bridges raises the question: Is education in a democracy to be determined by the demands of small groups claiming “parents’ rights” above the rights and well-being of all children and families? And Dorothee Benz shares the experiences of four transgender high school students, one of whom emphasizes: “When you see something happening, say something. Don’t be a bystander. Don’t sit patiently and watch the news and say, ‘Oh, I hope things get better.’ Actually be part of it.”