California is the first and only state to mandate that students be taught about the contributions of LGBTQ people in social sciences classes.
“I’m very happy. I feel like all my hard work, and everything we collaborated on together, has paid off.”
The day President Trump rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), it seemed like my dream of becoming a teacher was being yanked out from under me.
“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.”
A proud DREAMer shares her hopes and fears.
During Cal State Los Angeles’ commencement, students and faculty protest to honor immigration activist Claudia Rueda, who was not there.
Soon after the San Diego School Board launched a new initiative to make its schools safer and more welcoming for Muslim students, their program came under attack by right-wing extremist media.
“Once you empower students you can start a movement.”
“It’s like we were the missing piece of a puzzle for these students.”
As NEA begins nominations for the 2017 Social Justice Activist of the Year Award, we had the opportunity to catch up with last year’s awesome winners—the Union City Educators.