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

Celebrate African and Indigenous Cultures: A Resource for Parents and Caregivers

Conversations about African and Indigenous cultures are essential for learning about the history of our country and making connections with a broader world.

Talking to Children About the History of Slavery in the United States: A Resource for Parents and Caregivers

These recommendations for discussing the history and legacy of slavery and race with children also provide age-appropriate information to emphasize in conversations.

Creating a Society Rooted in Justice: Q&A with Britt Hawthorne

Nationally recognized anti-racist and anti-bias writer and educator Britt Hawthorne provides insights on raising children to become global citizens.

Black Visibility Matters: The Inconvenient Truths of Bias and Erasure

Racial stereotypes and myths persist only with our continuous active consent—in the stories we teach and tell, and those we don’t. And the price we pay for this is monumental.

We Are Once Again Reeling From Grief and Outrage

As we grieve with Uvalde, Texas, let’s commit to a renewed fight for change.
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Join us this summer in Mississippi and Alabama for low-cost, weeklong, place-based, immersive learning experiences that support educators' capacities to implement social justice education. Applications are open now until April 16.

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