Search


Type
Grade Level
Social Justice Domain
Subject
Topic

902 Results

the moment

Uplifting Banned Books Week

People in the United States have long resisted domination by seeking out learning, and that tradition fuels LFJ’s current defiance against narrow views of U.S. national identity and commitment to elevate our vibrant diversity through inclusive learning. We resist the pressures of book bans and participate in advancing an expansive narrative that bolsters a dynamic, diverse democracy.

the moment

Acknowledging the Inconvenient Truths of Bias and Erasure

Analyzing whose perspective is centered and whose is erased in significant conversations and spheres of influence paints a clear picture—an inconvenient truth— about the pervasiveness of systemic racism. And it’s particularly important that Black children see themselves represented in these narratives—especially in those spaces where Black people are intentionally rendered invisible. These LFJ resources highlight what’s at stake in the choices we make.

the moment

Supporting Immigrant Students as the School Year Begins

Legally obligated to enroll and support immigrant studentsregardless of statuspublic schools often present numerous obstacles for young people and their families.

the moment

Creating Supportive and Affirming School Environments

As an onslaught of anti-LGBTQ efforts—particularly targeting trans and nonbinary youth—continues at the start of the new school year, it’s imperative for educators, parents and caregivers to help young people understand that justice requires an appreciation for the value of identity and diversity among individuals, and that there are actions to take to ensure equity. These LFJ resources can help foster such understanding. 

the moment

Teachers Are Going Beyond Textbooks to Change History Education

Textbooks reflect dominant social structuresincluding biases and the lack of representation of people who are historically relegated to the margins. Educators are looking for ways to use and expand on textbook content to teach a more inclusive and honest history. These LFJ resources provide some suggestions for how to make that happen. 

text
Informational

Statement by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee on the War in Vietnam, Fire, Praise for SNCC Statement on Vietnam, Murdered: Sammy Younge

The text is the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee’s official statement denouncing U.S. actions in Vietnam, plus a press release and a newspaper article on SNNC.
by
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
Grade Level
Subject
Social Studies
Civics
History
Social Justice Domain
July 18, 2022
text
Informational

The Combahee River Collective Statement (1977)

A Black radical feminist organization of the 1970s, the Combahee River Collective outline their political ideology in their organization’s statement. They argue that race, gender and class oppression intersect to form new levels of inequalities experienced by Black women.
by
The Combahee River Collective
Grade Level
Subject
Social Studies
History
Social Justice Domain
July 18, 2022
x
Group of adults listening to one person speaking.

LFJ Workshops Now Available!

Learning for Justice offers affordable professional development workshops for current K-12 classroom teachers, administrators and counselors, and for anyone who coaches classroom teachers and administrators. Explore the schedule and register today—space is limited!

Register Today!