Calling all educators:

Thanks to stunning art and design by New York City educator Caryn Davidson, we now have an indispensable #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool Activity book, “What We Believe.” This resource is free and downloadable from the “lesson plan” tab under the “2020 Curriculum Resource Guide” link on the website.

This beautiful workbook guides students through the Black Lives Matter Global Network’s 13 principles with powerful quotes and images from Black thought leaders, artists, activist, and organizers. What an incredible resource to engage students in deep conversations about the rich diversity of the Black experience for the national Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action, February 3-7, 2020!

Here, then, is the introductory page from the book to explain what it’s all about and how to use it:

Here are the pages fro the first theme of empathy, including that wonderful quote from James Baldwin, “Empathy is not just an emotional buzz word–it’s a political necessity”:

Enjoy! And best of luck with the Black Lives Matter Week of Action!