Clarifying the Movement History of the Black Lives Matter Week of Action, or #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool

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

Calling All Educators: Sign the #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool pledge today!

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!

“What We Believe”: A Black Lives Matter at School Activity book. A free and downloadable classroom resource!

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.

Join the Jan. 28th National #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool Live Chat: National Education Association hosts leading voices for racial justice education

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

Announcing the 2020 Black Lives Matter at School Creative Challenge Prompt: Submit your artwork to build the movement!

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!

Announcing the Black Lives Matter at School 2020 Curriculum Resource Guide!

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!

New 2020 Black Lives Matter at School T-Shirts! Order Today!

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!