We hope you will consider organizing a Black Lives Matter in School Week of Action from February 3-7, 2020. Please watch our webinar and learn more about how various cities organized their 2019 week of action. Once the 2020 curriculum is finalized by our national curriculum committee we will post it here. Join the 2020 … Continue reading Participate in the 2020 Black Lives Matter in School Week of Action Webinar Recording
UPDATE!!!!You can now vote for our 2020 student-produced t-shirt design! The National Steering Committee selected three submissions and now we need you to vote by Saturday December 14th! We are back for 2020. Many have been asking about the old shirt design. If you don't know already, we are collecting student designs for a new … Continue reading 2020 Week of Action T-Shirt Update
Mark your calendar! The Black Lives Matter at School national week of action will be held from February 3-7th, 2020--and educators from coast to coast are organizing to make this the biggest coordinated uprising for racial justice in the schools yet. Black Lives Matter At School is a national coalition educators, parents and students organizing … Continue reading Save The Date: Black Lives Matter at School Week, Feb. 3-7, 2020.
We are excited to announce the release of our newly produced Black Lives Matter At School video! This short primer for the movement gets its subtitle from the words of high school student Israel Presley who says, "All I ever see is us being slaves. Why don't you ever teach me about how we fought … Continue reading Video: Black Lives Matter At School–“I know my people are strong.”
It's time to develop a new logo for the 2020 Black Lives Matter at School week of action. The Black Lives Matter at School coalition is calling on youth to submit logo designs that could be used on promotional materials, t-shirts, and beyond. Educators, please help get this call for submissions out to the youth … Continue reading Call For Youth Designs for the New #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool Logo!
The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy of separating migrant children from their families at the boarder is cruel and inhuman. The U.S. government has admitted to separating 2,700 children from their families and a recent Health and Human Services report indicates that there could even be thousands more. This gross injustice has prompted the national … Continue reading Solidarity With Migrant Families: Join the February 17th teach-in at the border against Child Detention!
The Black Lives Matter at School Coalition stands in solidarity with all Denver educators and school support personnel who go on strike today, Monday, February 11th. Teachers across the country have continued to demonstrate that they cannot be expected to serve children and their families well when they do not earn enough money to take … Continue reading BLM@Schools in Solidarity with Denver Educators on Strike!
Dear Black Lives Matter at School Family, On behalf of the Black Lives Matter at School Coalition we are writing to thank everyone for a powerful week of action from coast to coast. Because of the bravery and tenacity of many thousands of educators, students, parents, activists, and organizers, BLM@School week was bigger and more … Continue reading Thank You To Everyone Who Made BLM@School A National Success!