The Moment Archive

Each Moment contains critical materials to address what’s happening in the classroom – and the culture – right now.
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Supporting Student-led Action and Protests

As some states and districts drop mask mandates amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many students continue to petition and stage walkouts to demand safer health protocols. Some students are protesting against instances of racism and sexual assault as well. These LFJ resources provide guidance for supporting your students who are demanding that their concerns are taken seriously.

Prioritize Black Mental Health and Self-care

Current events may be hard to grapple with as multiple historically Black colleges and universities faced bomb threats, Minneapolis police fatally shot Amir Locke, and many states and districts continue to ban teaching inclusive books and talking about race. Amidst these aggressions, we want to remind Black educators to practice self-care—and all educators to elevate the importance of Black students experiences and their mental health. These resources can help.

How Are You Teaching Black History?

We hope you’ll join us—this February and year-round—in teaching Black history beyond trauma and helping students recognize the brilliance, strength and love this history represents. Here’s why that’s so important.

Apply for the New LFJ Educator Fund!

Learning for Justice’s new Educator Fund supports educators who embrace and embed social justice, anti-bias and anti-racist principles throughout their classrooms, schools and districts. We seek to fund equity-focused projects that address restorative discipline, youth civic engagement or dismantling oppressive narratives. These resources include guidelines for applying, FAQs and an exemplary project from a previous grant awardee. Submit your application today!

Honor Martin Luther King Jr. and the Full Movement

As Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, educators across the nation will teach about King’s life and works. Countless others will echo his famous quotes. Few will offer a full picture of who King truly was—or of the collectivist movement that surrounded him. These resources can help you offer a fuller account of King, his peers and the ongoing legacy of their shared dreams and actions.

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