The Moment Archive

The Moment is LFJ’s online editorial column, which contains articles and content to address what is happening in social justice education—and society—right now.
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Navigating Discussions Following a School Shooting

This edition of The Moment shares resources to help you support your students after a school shooting. We stand with the community of Santa Fe, Texas, in their grief. And we stand with you and your students in your heartbreak, your fear and your anger.

Learn More about TT Educator Grants

In the Fall of 2017, we launched a new Educator Grants program to support projects that promote affirming school climates and educate youth to thrive in a diverse democracy. This edition of The Moment features creative grant-funded projects from educators like you who care about equity and culturally responsive teaching. You'll also find pointers on how to apply for your own grant. Stay tuned for more news about grants for projects supporting civic and democratic engagement!

Revisiting the Summer Issue of Teaching Tolerance Magazine

The Summer issue of Teaching Tolerance is available online! In addition to these stories, this issue highlights expert voices on teaching about American slavery and Reconstruction, asks three young gun violence activists about the future of the resistance, and much, much more. It also features one of our all-time favorite One World posters (available in both English and Spanish!).

Presenting Our Diverse Democracy Grants

Our Diverse Democracy Grants offers awards of $500 to $10,000 to fund projects for educators helping their students to become lifelong voters and empowered voting advocates in their communities.

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and we've assembled some of our favorite related TT resources. Use these articles and this video to celebrate the heritage of this diverse group of Americans with your students—in May and throughout the year.

A map of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi with overlaid images of key state symbols and of people in community

Learning for Justice in the South

When it comes to investing in racial justice in education, we believe that the South is the best place to start. If you’re an educator, parent or caregiver, or community member living and working in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana or Mississippi, we’ll mail you a free introductory package of our resources when you join our community and subscribe to our magazine.

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