It’s imperative to clarify the context within which the massacre in Buffalo, New York, took place. Understanding the long history of anti-Black violence in the United States can help us connect the past to the present and find a different way forward. These LFJ resources can help.
As we confront the ongoing assaults on education and individual rights—including anti-CRT and anti-LGBTQ laws, book bans, and the threat to reproductive rights—we recognize that these issues have compounded the stress at the end of the academic year. These resources provide strategies for educators, caregivers and community members to support the mental health and well-being of our nation’s youth.
In the latest issue of Learning for Justice magazine, a Black Alabama teenager recounts the damage an education that is neither accurate nor inclusive has caused in her life.
While celebrating Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, it’s critical that we go beyond a “famous first” to dig deeper. These resources explore lessons that this historic moment has provided, including equity, representation, intersectionality and inclusion.
During April, we uplift Arab American Heritage Month. These resources will help educators celebrate Arab identity, counter negative stereotypes, teach about Arab history and cultures, and ensure an inclusive environment that supports Arab American students this month and throughout the year.