Coshandra
Dillard


Coshandra Dillard is a senior writer for Learning for Justice. Before joining LFJ, she was a freelance writer and magazine editor. She also worked as a health journalist for more than eight years. Additionally, Coshandra has experience in the classroom, having served as a substitute teacher for grades K-12. You can follow her on Twitter @CoshandraD_LFJ.

Articles by Coshandra

Don’t Stop Talking About Gun Violence

We must push for more restrictive gun laws to change the cycle of mass shootings, collective outrage and minimal action.

Juneteenth Observances Promote ‘Absolute Equality’

At the birthplace of Juneteenth, residents urge us to engage with honest history to build a just society.

The End-of-Year Mental Health Check

As the academic year winds down, mental health professionals remind us to connect with young people and embrace community care.

A Supremely Historic Moment

As the first Black woman is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, there are lessons we can all learn about intersectionality, representation and our essential role in eliminating obstacles for young people.

Teaching the Past to Improve the Future

Despite a range of opposition, educators are committed to teaching honest history in their classrooms—and students are eager to learn.
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