“I find so much inspiration in the way my students are handling this.” — DACA activist and UMass Boston professor Loan Dao
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This department didn’t come together overnight. It is the culmination of many years and even generations of struggle.
A steady rise in racist incidents is sending a chilling message across America’s college campuses.
The day President Trump rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), it seemed like my dream of becoming a teacher was being yanked out from under me.
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“Ethnic Studies and social justice are a critical lens through which we can get a new perspective on history, so we are not doomed to repeat it.”
“It’s important that we let DACA families know that the union and community are in this together.” — Para-educator and DACA activist Saul Ramos
World renowned hip hop producer, DJ Spinna, has released a playlist especially for educators working tirelessly for social and racial justice inside our public schools and out.
Fakhra Shah knows first-hand what it’s like to be on the receiving end of anti-Muslim slurs and stereotyping. Growing up Muslim in the Bay Area, she’s experienced them her whole life. As a social studies teacher at Mission High School in San Francisco, one of Shah’s primary goals is to prevent bullying by teaching respect … Continued
Dreamers and DACA recipients are turning their energy to a permanent legislative fix, the DREAM Act of 2017.