Eleven people are dead after an anti-Semitic gunman opened fire at a synagogue in Pittsburgh. While moments of hatred and violence may feel all-too-common these days, we urge you to use the resources in this edition of The Moment to talk to your students about how hate takes hold and what they can do to fight it.
Remarks by the President at Reception Commemorating the Enactment of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention Act
The Trump administration reportedly plans to revise Title IX to define sex as "either male or female, unchangeable, and determined by the genitals that a person is born with." This means the rights of transgender, nonbinary and intersex students are once again under attack. Your students need you today; here's how you can help.
National Mix It Up at Lunch Day is next week! If you haven't started planning yet, don't worry: This edition of The Moment has everything you need to design a SUPER Mix experience your students won't forget. And if you can't participate on October 23, no big deal. Mix It Up can—and should—happen all year long.
October is LGBTQ History Month. This edition of The Moment includes our brand-new guide to serving LGBTQ students—complete with tips for bringing LGBTQ history into your curriculum. We're also proud to debut our new podcast Queer America (which features the stories of queer life we should have learned in school) and to honor Matthew Shepard, who died 20 years ago this week.
Indigenous Peoples Day—still observed as Columbus Day in most states—is just a few days away. Use it as an opportunity to set the record straight about Native history and the experiences of Native people today. This edition of The Moment features resources to help you do it.