Learning for Justice

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

New Resources for Protecting Immigrant Students’ Rights

Public schools have a legal obligation to enroll and support immigrant students and English language learners. New resources from the SPLC help advocates work with families to ensure schools are meeting this responsibility.

Resources for Learning About Israel and Palestine

We want to lift up some resources around the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. We hope you find them useful.

Responding to Anti-Asian Violence and Georgia Shootings

After a shooting spree in Georgia took the lives of eight people—including six Asian American women—it’s important to pause, check in and prioritize care.

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.
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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