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Eshe Price

Eshe Price is a Ph.D. candidate in urban education in the Department of Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Education at Rowan University. Her dissertation examines the schooling experiences of Black girls in predominantly white, suburban and rural communities through mixed-methods research. Through her research, Eshe aims to position Black girls as the experts to guide support for Black girls in schools. Recently, she received dissertation funding from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division G. Additionally, Eshe is interested in the use of critical quantitative
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Dr. Adam Alvarez

Dr. Adam Alvarez began his career as an elementary teacher at a residential treatment facility where he taught in a self-contained classroom for K-5th grade students with a range of traumatic experiences and diverse racial, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. As an assistant professor of urban education at Rowan University, Alvarez’s research aims to support educators in K-12 settings. He is particularly interested in educators who work with children of color, children living in urban environments and children who are exposed to violence and trauma. Alvarez uses various race-based
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Welcome to Learning for Justice!

As the school year starts, we extend a warm welcome—or a welcome back—to you! We hope you’ll take time to dive into our many resources, including our Social Justice Standards and One World posters. We appreciate you and all you do to create inclusive school communities for all students.

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Selena A. Carrión

Selena A. Carrión is an ELA teacher, library media specialist, activist and writer currently working in the New York City Public Schools. Her work focuses on the advancement of anti-racist teaching practices, historically responsive literacy instruction, multimodal approaches to learning using media for social change, the mobilization of parents of color and the equitable transformation of our schools. She is a current parent and former student of the NYC Public Schools. As a literacy teacher, she is passionate about teaching through an anti-racist lens, working to help build and grow the
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Advocate for BIPOC Mental Health This Year

It’s essential that educators, students and the entire school community work to reduce stigma associated with mental health issues, especially during Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) Mental Health Month. Help interrupt school practices that disregard mental health—particularly for Black youth, who are less likely to receive adequate mental health care. Use these webinars to understand and practice self-care and address challenges students face.

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Julie Feng

Julie Feng is a communications strategist, community advocate and scholar of stories. She currently works for the Community Center for Education Results, supporting the Road Map Project, a collective impact initiative for education equity. She holds a bachelor's degree in English/creative writing and a master’s degree in cultural studies, both from the University of Washington. Julie’s work centers the liberation of communities of color and immigrant communities.
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Kaia Woodford

Kaia M. Woodford is a student activist who is passionate about improving educational equity for students of color in Bexley, Ohio. She is a founding board member of the Bexley Anti-Racism Project, a collaboration of students and faculty organized to amplify underrepresented student voices and to educate the broader community on issues of racial inequity. In this capacity, Kaia serves on the Bexley City School Anti-Racism Taskforce to ensure that Bexley City Schools administrators have the benefit of lived student experience to inform anti-racist board policy. She also serves on the Bexley
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Marvin Reed

Marvin Reed resides in the Bay Area and teaches third grade at Rosa Parks Elementary School in the Berkeley Unified School District. He holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology, a master’s degree in higher education and leadership policies, a Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential and currently is pursuing a doctorate in educational leadership from California State University, Sacramento. He was recognized in 2021 as the Computer-Using Educators (CUE) Emerging Teacher of the Year. He has served as a judge and as a leadership clinician with many prestigious marching band programs around the state
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Celebrate Disability Pride Month

Celebrate Disability Pride Month by supporting and advocating for students with disabilities. These resources include real-life examples to model accessible learning environments for all students. Center the perspectives of people with disabilities to build students' understanding of the Americans with Disabilities Act. You can also print and display this beautiful poster with a quote by educator, activist and poet Kay Ulanday Barrett.

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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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