Housing and Schools: How Educators Can Help Students

Quick! Do housing and land use policies come to mind when you think about what’s necessary for all students to learn to their fullest potential? If you’re like most people, probably not. Take Action › Whether it’s providing stable housing, creating safe and affirming schools, breaking the school-to-prison pipeline or protecting students’ civil rights, educators … Continued

School Climate Surveys Help Schools Develop LGBTQ Policies

With hate crimes on the rise across the country since Election Day 2016, the collective data from a decade of National School Climate Surveys has allowed LGBTQ student voices to be instrumental in guiding educators, administrators and policy makers in shaping LGBTQ policies. By providing a picture of the challenges and opportunities in states, they have … Continued

Facebook Live Panel Focuses on #MeToo at School

Some male elementary students in the Oakland Unified School District used to have a tradition they called “Slap Ass Fridays.”  It was so pervasive, according to a 4th-grade girl at one Oakland school, that she and all her friends would stand with their backs against a wall every recess and lunch period in order to … Continued

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March for Our Lives means black lives too

It’s time for our country to sit up straight and listen the youth who are providing a master class in social change by building a mass multiracial movement to redefine safety and challenge structural racism.

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