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

Recovering and Teaching Local History

Local history has a profound effect on our communities. It’s up to educators to learn and teach students about the hard history in their own backyards.

School Safety and Guns Don’t Mix

Politicians say arming teachers will make schools safer, but educators disagree.

Black Minds Matter

Interrupting school practices that disregard the mental health of Black youth.

Talk About Mental Illness Year-round—Not Just After a Mass Shooting

The days and weeks following a national tragedy shouldn’t be the only times we talk about mental health with students.

Hate at School: May 2019

Racist yearbook photos and “promposals” gone wrong are among this month’s hate incidents that marked the end of the school year.
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Teaching Tolerance collage of images

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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