Breaking Barriers of Race, Class, and Language in Schools

On July 22, 2015, Teaching for Change hosted a special event with community stakeholders about the impact of gentrification and systemic inequities on full parental participation in schools. Gentrification can add to the challenges traditionally marginalized families----namely those from Black, Latino, immigrant, and low-income communities----face when engaging with schools. 

The presentation introduced four successful strategies Teaching for Change identified and is developing to address race, class, and language issues in public schools. Read more about the event and resources for parent organizing.
Roving Readers
A Multicultural, Anti-Bias Family Literacy Program for Schools

Teaching for Change presented about our Roving Readers program in June at the National Family Engagement Conference in Chicago. Roving Readers is a signature activity of the Tellin' Stories approach to family engagement that brings multicultural and anti-bias children's literature into the classroom through parent-led read alouds. Read more and watch a video about Roving Readers.
2015 Américas Award

The Américas Award has announced that the 2015 children's books winners are Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation by Duncan Tonatiuh and Silver People: Voices from the Panama Canal by Margarita Engle.

Teaching for Change is co-host of a teacher workshop with the authors in person in Washington, D.C. on September 17. Register here.
New Titles for Children

Celebrating 25 Years of  
Teaching for Change

The Tellin' Stories Project of Teaching for Change has a long history of turning the tables on parent-school relations. Read more and make a donation to ensure we can continue this important work.

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New Books

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