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“Children Can’t Learn on an Empty Stomach”

Feb 15, 202403 min read
“Children Can’t Learn on an Empty Stomach”
On January 20, 1969, eleven school children sat down for breakfast in the St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church in Oakland, California, free of charge. This was the start of one of the most impactful grassroots social welfare programs in national history, organized and operated by the Black Panther Party, a Black power political organization operating at the height of the 20th century Black Liberation Movement.

MLK DAY MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Jan 12, 202403 min read
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We don’t have to head a march of 100,000 people in order to be leaders in our own communities and make changes that make the lives of those around us a little safer, easier, fairer.

Become an Education Champ in 2024!

Jan 5, 202403 min read
Become an Education Champ in 2024!
5 Ways You Can Make A Difference For Students Today If there’s one lesson from last year, it’s that good things happen when we come together. As we step into the new year, let’s continue leveraging the power of community. Regardless of your advocacy role, here are 5 ways you can make a difference for […]

Rethinking The relationship Between The Military and Our Schools

Oct 31, 202305 min read
Rethinking The relationship Between The Military and Our Schools
The story of an Air Force veteran, the impact of military recruitment in public schools, and imagining alternate paths for class mobility. As a Mexican American growing up in a white, working-class community in northern California, Air Force veteran, Christina experienced a familiar, painful brand of everyday racism. From her peers checking to see if […]

Back to school Checklist

Sep 14, 202302 min read
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CARE

Sep 11, 202303 min read
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CARE is a set of tools to help educators see what antiracist teaching looks like, hone their own practice, and analyze classroom resources. While most educators want to address race and racism in schools and classrooms, they lack the necessary tools and skills. CARE’s mission is to advance antiracist curriculum and equip antiracist educations. These […]