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The Impact of School Closures on Students and Communities

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National Education Justice Organizations to Host a Day of Action Demanding Police-Free Schools

"The same police that are in schools are the same police shooting down unarmed people in the streets and deporting families."

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Why We Must Value Educators

It cannot be overlooked that this year’s Teacher Appreciation Week comes on the heels of teacher strikes in five states: West Virginia, Colorado, Oklahoma, Arizona and Kentucky. In each of these states, educators have demanded better wages, additional resources for students, and smaller class sizes. Unfortunately, the systemic under-appreciation of teachers is part of a wider trend of divestment from public education since the financial crisis of 2008. Over the last decade, teacher salaries adjusted for inflation have fallen almost 5 percent. At the same time, class sizes have increased and support for mental health professionals, counselors, librarians and other…

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Racial Justice Organizations Demand Proactive Solutions to School Safety on the 19th Anniversary of Columbine

“School is supposed to be a safe environment, but how can we feel safe in a place that feels like prison?"

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The Fire Still Burns: #WeAreTheFirefighters

To the fires that are still burning and the firefighters – advocates, policymakers, organizers – who are working tirelessly to put them out.

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The Take Back #003: Marching for Our (Black and Brown Lives)

The newsletter of resistance for people of color.

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Florida’s Policymakers Move to Arm Teachers Places Students of Color at Risk

This bill may as well equate to signing a school-to-prison pipeline warrant for Florida's students of color.

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For the Love of the Sheroes in My Life: A Short Poem on Power

I honor the incredible women in my life –both family and friends who have taught me the ABCs of being a "shero.”

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Racial Justice Groups Call for Florida Governor to Veto Bill Increasing Funding for Police in Schools

Florida Community Organizations and National Advocates Urge Florida Governor to Reject Bill on Guns and School Security

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The Take Back #002 – #StillDreaming Edition

The newsletter of resistance for people of color.

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Free Your Mind, Man! Free Your Mind!

On honoring your ancestors by doing what they did for centuries-being bold and courageous enough to have a stubborn belief.

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