Social Justice

A Broader, Bolder Approach to Education

Accredited Author: Economic Policy Institute Task Force

Summary: This report, initiated by a task force established by the Economic Policy Institute and signed by hundreds of educators, aims to broaden the goals and nature of education reform beyond academics and beyond the school... Read on...

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

Accredited Author: Grace Lee Boggs

Summary: AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS is a feature-length documentary that includes biographical elements, but it is not a biopic. Grace is less a protagonist than a conduit for ideas and this is a... Read on...

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Chicago Youth Initiating Change

Summary: Chicago Youth Initiating Change is a student-led organization that will ensure every school is designed to provide every student with a relevant and challenging education that prepares us to reach our greatest potential... Read on...

Community Organizing as an Education Reform Strategy Series

Summary: This powerful series was created by the Annenberg Institute for School Reform and the Nellie Mae Education Foundation.

"Community organizing for school reform offers an urgently needed alternative to traditional... Read on...

CUNY Graduate Center’s Pd.D. Program in Urban Education

Summary: The Ph.D. Program in Urban Education is designed to prepare leaders in educational research and policy analysis who have a broad understanding of the complex issues facing urban education. The unique focus of this... Read on...

Dignity in Schools Campaign

Summary: The Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC) challenges the systemic problem of pushout in our nation's schools and advocates for the human right of every child to a quality education and to be treated with dignity. The DSC... Read on...

Education for Liberation’s EdLib Lab

Summary: The Education for Liberation Network is a national coalition of teachers, community activists, researchers, youth and parents who believe a good education should teach people, particularly low-income youth and youth of... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in Action and ChangeLesson Plans and ActivitiesToolsTips and Guides

Educational Film Toolkits for Educators Working for Social Good

Accredited Author: Global Oneness Project

Summary: The Global Oneness Project is offering free, limited edition educational film kits for educators teaching in middle school through the college level. The kit contains 3 DVDs with 20 short films, 2 discussion and action... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in Action and ChangeAction Kits

El Puente

Summary: Founded over 30 years ago, El Puente is a community initiative working for peace and social change through 4 major programs: youth leadership and civic engagement activities, arts-focused projects, community health and... Read on...

Forum for Education and Democracy

Summary: To help America's schools ensure that all young people develop the skills and abilities they need to exercise a powerful voice in shaping their own lives -- and our nation's future -- The Forum focuses its efforts on... Read on...

Freebrook Academy

Summary: Located in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY, Freebrook is a democratic community committed to supporting students(tm) potential to be successful and their ability to define their own futures. Through... Read on...

Great Peacemakers (book)

Accredited Author: Ken Beller and Heather Chase

Summary: It is said that the choices we make determine the lives we lead. In this book you will meet twenty inspiring individuals who have made peace their choice in life - from a Vietnamese monk to a Brazilian musician, from a... Read on...

Rated: 14321 (1/5), based on 1 review Posted in Information

Institute for Humane Education

Summary: Humane education enables us to find solutions that work for all by approaching human rights, environmental preservation, and animal protection as interconnected and integral dimensions of a healthy, just society. The... Read on...

Justice Matters

Summary: Justice Matters' mission is to bring about racially just schools by developing and promoting education policy rooted in community vision. Justice Matters works to build and support a national racial justice movement... Read on...

Little Village Lawndale High School Campus & Social Justice High School

Summary: On May 13th, 2001 fourteen community residents of Little Village neighborhood in Chicago staged a nineteen day hunger strike demanding the construction of a new high school. The high school had been promised, but was... Read on...

My Hero Project

Summary: The mission of MY HERO is to use media and technology to celebrate the best of humanity and to empower people of all ages to realize their own potential to effect positive change in the world. Our freely accessible,... Read on...

Project South

Summary: Project South is a grassroots organization based in the US South. For over 23 years , we have created critical spaces for movement building. We work with communities pushed forward by the struggle to strengthen... Read on...

Rethinking Schools

Accredited Author: Rethinking Schools

Summary: Rethinking Schools is a leading education journal for social justice, critical pedagogy, and curriculum issues. Articles are largely written by practicing teachers working today in K-12 schools and universities around... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in InformationJournalsThe NetworkOrganizations

Rethinking Schools’ teaching and curriculum resources

Summary: The leading education journal on social justice issues and progressive pedagogy, Rethinking Schools also offers a great deal of teaching and curriculum resources for teachers and youth workers. You'll find practical... Read on...

Rated: 32121 (3/5), based on 2 reviews Posted in Action and ChangeLesson Plans and Activities

Social Justice Education Project

Summary: The Social Justice Education Project is a two-year student-led research program running in three high schools in Arizona. From the University of Arizona's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences: "The Social Justice... Read on...

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