Started by the Campaign for Youth Justice, October is Youth Justice Action Month (YJAM), a time to “raise awareness and inspire action on behalf of young people impacted by our criminal justice system.” These resources explain how the school-to-prison and school-to-deportation pipelines all too often begin in the classroom. And they offer ways educators can interrupt these systems.
- Toolkit for "A Teacher's Guide to Rerouting the Pipeline"
- The School-to-Deportation Pipeline
- The Weaponization of Whiteness in Schools
After the president of the United States refused to denounce white supremacy at Tuesday night’s debate, some leaders of white nationalist groups publicly anticipated a spike in new recruits. We hope these resources will help you recognize—and confront—white nationalism and radicalization if you see it in your students.
- New Resources for Confronting White Nationalism
- What Is the “Alt-Right”?
- The Hierarchy of Hate in School
As National Suicide Prevention Month draws to a close, we want to offer one more reminder: This year, especially, it’s critical to encourage students and colleagues to talk about mental health and reach out for support when it’s needed. We hope these resources help.
- SMS SOS
- Black Minds Matter
- Supporting LGBTQ Students During Social Distancing