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.
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!
If you missed the Higher Education Organizing Meeting for the Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action 2020 please review the recording here. Higher Education Organizing Meeting 1/5/2020 You can endorse the week of action by adding your name to our sign-on statement here. Higher Education Statement of Support for 2020 Black Lives Matter … Continue reading Higher Education Organizing Meeting BLM@School Week of Action 2020
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!
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!
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!
Black Lives Matter At School is excited to announce the livestreaming of the sold out Schomburg Center event tonight, Friday, February 8th, titled, "Making Black Lives Matter in New York City Schools." The event will be held from 6pm--8pm Eastern. We encourage educators, students, parents, and everyone concerned with racial justice to watch this important … Continue reading Livestream Black Lives Matter At School: Schomburg Center presents Nikole Hannah-Jones, José Vilson, Xoya David, Joshua Brown–6pm EST