More than a thousand activists rallied at the Texas State Capitol to deliver a powerful message to the Texas State Legislature and Governor—SB4 is a racist law and we will not stop fighting until it is overturned.
Educators, activists and community leaders rallied in state capitols, marched in the streets and took action in their communities to call out the danger of divesting from our communities to build walls and perpetuate fear.
“There was fear and hysteria even among documented students because many of them have loved ones they’re fearful for.”
Thousands of people are planning to take action on May 1st to show communities united against hate and bias and ready to stand up to ensure there are resources and opportunities for all students.
“Our fight for a sanctuary district is about children not being afraid to come to school as I.C.E. deportation squads roam our community, spreading fear.”
U.S. Rep Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) sit down with Education Votes to share her thoughts legitimized hate and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
Educators are sounding the alarm that students have become actual targets and collateral damage in the Trump administration’s assault on immigrants.
“It’s about how we can help these kids. With that kind of attitude things go really far.”
“I shouldn’t have to talk to seven year olds about what will happen to them if their parents are deported.”
Recognizing that even adults can feel overwhelmed, educators advise that the best paths to create a positive school climate are at the individual school level.