Launch image from 2017 Black Lives Matter Week of Action, led by the Caucus of Working Educators Collected & Edited by Tamara Anderson, Ismael Jimenez, and Christopher Rogers in dialogue with Jesse Hagopian. We appreciate the mainstream press we have received this year from such widely read publications as TIME and yet find it necessary … Continue reading Clarifying the Movement History of the Black Lives Matter Week of Action, or #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool
On Monday, February 3, 2020, the third national Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action begins in schools all across the country. Educators will be teaching lessons about the 13 principles of the Black Lives Matter Global Network and teaching about intersectional Black identities and contributions to history. We have many free downloadable lessons … Continue reading Calling All Educators: Sign the #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool pledge today!
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 BlackLivesMatterAtSchool.com website.
Don't miss this important opportunity to hear from a leaders in the Black Lives Matter at School movement! When we fight for education justice, all students win. Join National Education Association Vice President @BeckyPringle and @DignityinSchool's Zakiya Sankara-Jabar to discuss the key principles of #BlackLivesMatteratSchool Week and how educators are getting involved ➡️ bit.ly/2GiihEw pic.twitter.com/01may9Z7cZ … Continue reading Join the Jan. 28th National #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool Live Chat: National Education Association hosts leading voices for racial justice education
Black Lives Matter at School is excited to release our big creative challenge reveal! Submit your artwork today! During the 2019 Black Lives Matter At School Week of Action, we held the 2nd national student challenge with the prompt, “Schools show that Black Lives Matter When They…” and students were asked to use their creativity … Continue reading Announcing the 2020 Black Lives Matter at School Creative Challenge Prompt: Submit your artwork to build the movement!
The education committee of the National Black Lives Matter At School Week of Action is excited to announce the release of the brand new 2020 Curriculum Resource Guide--free, downloadable activities, resources, and actions to challenge racism, oppression and build justice-centered classrooms. These teaching activities and lesson plans support students at every grade level and relate … Continue reading Announcing the Black Lives Matter at School 2020 Curriculum Resource Guide!
Order your shirt today! The t-shirts are back for Black Lives Matter at School 2020! Congratulations to Fabiha Ahmed was our student-designed logo contest winner! Fabiha is a high school student at Bard High School in Queens, NYC. She writes: "Thanks to my school Bard High School Early College Queens and Dr. Kadison and Ms. … Continue reading New 2020 Black Lives Matter at School T-Shirts! Order Today!
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!
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.
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!