Resources for Social Justice

Resources for Social Justice

Social Justice and Equity: Talking and Teaching

When Hate Is in the Headlines: Resources for K-12 Educators (Webinar)

There Is No Apolitical Classroom: Resources for teaching in these times (National Council of Teachers of English)

Resources for Educators to Use in the Wake of Charlottesville (NPR)

Resources from the National Association of School Psychologists

Association for Education Service Agencies Resources

Talking Race, Controversy and Trauma:  How to open space for reflection and conversation amid difficult events (Harvard Graduate School of Education)

For Equity, Build Relationships (Harvard Graduate School of Education)

Anti Defamation League Resources

Immigration Issues

Teaching Tolerance resources for supporting students from immigrant families

National Education Association Sample Safe Zones School Board Resolution to Create a Policy for Your School District

Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General: Guidance on Immigration Status

For Elementary and Secondary Schools

School Resource Officers: This resource might help school districts to assess any gaps in knowledge around police in schools, and could help us to think about what a solid training for SROs would ideally include.

Here is a blog from Rethinking Schools that shares current context about DACA and some classroom resources like:

Set up your classrooms and schools to make space for conversation about these painful and often confusing topics.

DACA ( Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

Actions on this program may impact many students in our region, including the younger siblings of DACA recipients who are enrolled in our schools. Below we've included links to some resources for educators and administrators.

 Amherst Pelham Regional School District Superintendent Michael Morris' letter to the community

Letter from area Community College Presidents

Letter from national business leaders

Migration Policy Institute (MPI) Commentary: Julia Gelatt

Migration Policy Institute Issue Brief: Legislative scenarios