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Self-care Can Be Social Justice
Self-care is critical for all educators. But for BIPOC educators, it can be a first step toward self-sustaining, anti-racist practices in schools. Jamilah Pitts September 29, 2020:
What to know about your rights and protections regarding censorship and teaching about racism, sexism, and historical prejudice, sometimes incorrectly called critical race theory.
Teach Truth: Know Your Rights FAQ | NEA
What Anti-racism Really Means for Educators
As anti-racism becomes a popular goal for schools across the nation, this TT advisory board member considers what it really means to be an anti-racist educator.
Stories of Culturally Responsive Education
Stories are powerful points of entry for new ideas and ways of being. Get to know more about Culturally Responsive Education through the stories of people who have shaped and been shaped by it.
Thank you to Dr. Emma S. Norman with Northwest Indian College for sharing these resources and encouraging us as a community to listen and learn:
Jay Julius (Lummi Community Member, Former Chairman of the Lummi Nation) – Sacred America, Ted X Talk (24 minutes), Orcas Island.
Lummi Fishers Return to Ancestral Fishing Grounds after 100 years (3 minutes)
Revitalizing Cultural Knowledge of the Nooksack River (24 minutes)
Since Time Immemorial: A Fishing Story (20 minutes)
Bellingham Herald (2016) What it is Like to be Lummi (subscription needed)
Share Art for Action (Posters for Office and Classrooms)
Students should not be afraid to come to school – what communities can do to keep them safe
ECRA Educator Resources on Immigrant Student Equity
Information on DACA and Resources:
Undocumented Student Tuition: Overview https://www.ncsl.org/research/education/undocumented-student-tuition-overview.aspx
#HomeIsHere Toolkit for PreK-12 Educators, Leaders, and Policymakers https://www.nilc.org/issues/education/homeishere-toolkit-for-prek-12/
EDUCATORS LOOKING FOR TEACHING RESOURCES ON DIVERSITY AND ETHNIC STUDIES
This online toolkit provides an introduction to the multiple facets of diversity. It offers basic information, a short list of strategies and tools, and suggestions for how to find out more. Neither the short list of topics in this toolkit nor the content within each topic is meant to be exhaustive.
TOOL KIT – Ethnic Studies in every School District!
Resources for your info and use.