We, the organizers of the Black Lives Matter at School movement, strongly condemn the shameful attack on Boston educators launched by Boston Police Patrolmen’s Union President Michael Leary. During the first week of February, 2020, thousands of educators in over 40 cities and towns around the country organized the third annual Black Lives Matter at … Continue reading A response to the Boston Police Union Attack on Black Lives Matter at School: “This is a movement for equity, inclusion, and the uplifting of Black students”
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.
To kick off the 2020 Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action we are hosting a twitter chat all day on Wednesday, January 29th. Beginning at 9 am/EST we will post questions related to the Week of Action. We hope to hear how you are participating this year including lesson ideas, events, challenges, and … Continue reading Join us for a National Twitter Chat Wednesday 1/29
Is your school or community planning events for the 2020 Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action? If so please take a minute to enter information about what is happening at your school or community for the Week of Action on the National Education Association's EdJustice webpage (click on the link and scroll down). … Continue reading PUT YOUR COMMUNITY ON THE 2020 BLACK LIVES MATTER AT SCHOOL MAP!
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
The student-designed logo contest winner was designed by Fabiha Ahmed, a high school student at Bard High School in Queens. She writes: "This attributes to my school Bard High School Early College Queens and Dr. Kadison and Ms. Mary Jo Lombardo for supporting me and encouraging me to compete in this contest. I would also … Continue reading The 2020 Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action T-Shirt is Here!
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.