16 Days Campaign
Websites
The 16 Days campaign (16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence) is designed to raise awareness about gender-based violence as…
Be Who You Are
Books
by Todd Parr Little, Brown, and Company, 2016 Grades PreK-1 Todd Parr’s simple story, told with bright and engaging illustrations,…
13th
Videos/Movies
by Ava DuVernay Netflix, 2016 100 min 13th (100 mins) offers a brief history of racial inequality in the US,…
Civic Online Reasoning
Websites
A project of the Stanford History Education Group, Civic Online Reasoning offers assessments and rubrics that educators can use to…
Ron Finley: A Guerrilla Gardener in South Central LA
Videos/Movies
by Ron Finley TED, 2013 10:39 min Ron Finley lives and plants food in South Central Los Angeles. He calls…
Violence Against Women: It’s a Men’s Issue
Videos/Movies
by Jackson Katz TEDx, 2012. 17:37 min How does the focus of our society go so quickly from “John beat…
Gun Violence Archive
Websites
The Gun Violence Archive (GVA) is a non-partisan organization that strives to provide “accurate information about gun-related violence in the…
Generation Citizen
Websites
Generation Citizen wants to ensure that every student becomes an effective citizen activist through “high quality action civics education.” GC…
One Small Step for a Better World: Plan a Gadget-Free Day for Your Family
by Marsha Rakestraw Technology and media have become such a ubiquitous part of our lives that some people actually exhibit…
Be Light Like a Bird
Books
by Monica Schröder Capstone Young Readers, 2016 239 pgs Grades 5-8 Wren is a 12-year-old girl learning how to navigate…
Harlem Charade
Books
by Natasha Tarpley Scholastic, 2017 297 pages Grades 4-7 Jin is a 7th grader getting through school and helping at…
Peace
Books
by Wendy Anderson Halperin Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2013 Grades 1-5 “For there to be peace in the world…