Learning for Justice
Staff


We are a small team of educators and writers working in Montgomery, Alabama—the birthplace of the civil rights movement. We’re driven by a passion for social justice, a deep belief that education is the best chance we have to build a better world, and a firm commitment to making sure that every student has the opportunity to learn and thrive.

Articles by Learning for Justice

Join This Community Poem With Kwame Alexander

Our friends at the Civil Rights Memorial Center want to hear from your students this month!

Teach This: “The Hill We Climb” and the 2021 Inauguration

Use Amanda Gorman’s poem “The Hill We Climb” to talk with students about creative expression as a commentary on democracy.

Leading Conversations After Crisis

Our advisory board shared ideas for starting discussions the day after the 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Teach This: Voter Fraud and Voter Suppression

Use these excerpts from ‘One Person, No Vote: How Not All Voters Are Treated Equally’ to help students identify claims, recognize evidence and evaluate the argument that charges of voter fraud can be a form of voter suppression.

Teach This: Voter Suppression and Literacy Tests

Use this excerpt from ‘One Person, No Vote: How Not All Voters Are Treated Equally’ to lead a conversation with students about the history of voter suppression in the United States before the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
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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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