Since Trump rescinded DACA, more than 13,000 students and young Americans have been put at risk of deportation. Another 100 lose their protected status every day.
In Texas, educators joined the summer of protest sparked by the introduction and passage of Senate Bill 4 – which at its core is a racial profiling law meant to strike fear into communities of color across Texas.
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.
A growing reality for many of the nation’s educators is a curriculum that hasn’t kept pace with the changing face of America’s student population.
Many people do not view the immigration in Trump’s us-versus-them world view, especially when it comes to students and their families.
“You matter. Your story matters. You are part of the fabric of this country.” Maria Dominguez’s message to undocumented people.
Educators celebrated a significant win last week after the Texas State Board of Education rejected a flawed Mexican American Heritage textbook.
Mexican American Heritage textbook is so riddled with factual errors, key omissions, and blatantly racist statements it has no place in any classroom.
Last week two Federal court decisions gave educators and other voter rights advocates renewed hope in the battle against efforts to suppress the minority vote.
“People ask me all the time if this isn’t too controversial for students in my fourth grade class. It is not, because this is their reality.”