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

Connecting the ‘Brown’ Decision to Today’s Social Justice Movement

Teach the Supreme Court’s decision in 'Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka' in all its complexity and relevance to the ongoing movement for inclusive education.

Advocating for Honest History Education: A Resource for Parents and Caregivers

What is honest history, why is it essential for our democracy, and how can parents, caregivers and community members advocate for honest history education?

Teaching About the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Teach the Montgomery Bus Boycott in all its complexity and resist telling a simple story. This article is part of a series on Teaching the Civil Rights Movement and complements the curriculum framework of the same name.

Paving the Way to a Vibrant Multiracial Democracy

Civics education that tells an honest story about race in our nation is essential for a strong, inclusive democracy.

A Time of Transformation and Possibility

The United States has championed human rights around the globe but needs to consistently ensure those protections domestically.