Stef
Bernal-Martinez


Stef Bernal-Martinez is an educator, community organizer and documentarian from El Paso, Texas, based in Montgomery, Alabama. 

Articles by Stef

An Intersectional Lesson From Reconstruction

The lessons of Reconstruction extend beyond the history classroom.

Existence Is Resistance: Supporting Student-led Social Change

As we encourage students to take action against injustice, what are we doing to support them in this work? An educator offers five practical lessons she’s learned in doing just that.

Call to Action: All Children Deserve to Be Free

Guided by the belief that all children deserve to be free and to be in school, the organizers of Teachers Against Child Detention are calling upon fellow educators to demand the end of child immigrant detention.

Teachers Against Child Detention: “We’re Not Gonna Stop”

Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning talks with TT about the movement to end child detention, the upcoming Teach-In for Freedom and a Call to Action she hopes all educators will hear.

Unmaking “Hispanic”: Teaching the Creation of Hispanic Identity

“Hispanic” heritage includes a diverse range of cultures, nationalities, histories and identities.
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