“This is not a one and done. I don’t look at this as single training or a one-off rally, but as a beginning point for continuous community engagement that will transform the lives of our students, communities and the world.”
Category Activist Profiles
Meet two early career educators determined to take on tough social justice issues affecting their students.
The NEA Ed Justice team catches up with Stephanie Tellez two years after her participation in NEA’s Minority and Women’s Leadership Training Program.
“Native people have played such an important role in the history of this nation. But decades of feeling marginalized and disrespected have left a real impact.”
Students are struggling to understand not only what it means to be gay, but “the intersection of being both Black and gay and Hispanic and gay.”
Talking with teacher Kimberly Colbert about getting arrested and being a social justice activist.
Educator, author, activist Jesse Hagopian gives powerful speech on education justice, institutional racism.
“Vision, dreams and passion can change policies in a positive way in our communities and our country.”
Don’t ever allow yourself to be silenced because when you allow that to happen, you’ll see it translated into the attitudes of your students.
Our Social Justice Activist Award nominees share their advice for getting involved in activism.