Anna is the assistant director and chief of staff at St. Norbert College’s Cassandra Voss Center (CVC), which focuses on transformation through initiatives related to race, class, gender and identity. Czarnik-Neimeyer grew up living and working at camps for 22 years before becoming the national events coordinator at Holden Village, an ecumenical learning and retreat center in the Cascade Mountains. In addition to her CVC work, Anna writes, facilitates and thinks about white anti-racism and allyship, millennial Christianity, feminist pedagogy, intersectional identity and vocation in intentional communities.

Articles by Anna

A Justice Educator’s New Year

This blogger suggests four strategies—or resolutions—that social justice educators and activists can use to protect their sanity and promote solidarity.

Honoring Stories Across Difference

This educator asks, “How can I as a white ally amplify the voices of those affected by racial violence? How can I honor their stories?”

Moving Toward Allyship: Mizzou as an Example

Allyship cannot involve checklists. According to this white educator, “The walk—the movement toward allyship—is ongoing.”

“They Should Have Listened”: Thoughts on Spring Valley

This blogger responds to the assault of a student at Spring Valley High School and reflects on the message that “kids should just listen and stay out of ‘trouble.’”
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Welcome to Learning for Justice—Formerly Teaching Tolerance!

Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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