Youth In Front
Websites
Youth In Front is a “community-created online learning resource” dedicated to providing youth with “advice on leading change” specifically related…
Friday Feature: 6 Resources for Exploring Issues Around #TaketheKnee
by Marsha Rakestraw While the quote “Dissent is the highest form of patriotism” (Howard Zinn) is a popular one, it…
The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Marcher
Books
by Cynthia Levinson Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017 Grades 1-5 Audrey Faye Hendricks was only 9-years-old, but she…
What’s New Wednesday: News & Resources for Educators & Solutionaries
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and…
11 Children’s Books About Nonviolent Protest and Resistance
by Marsha Rakestraw Protests and nonviolent resistance are an integral part of human culture. On any given day, there are…
Violet Mackerel’s Pocket Protest
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by Anna Branford Atheneum, 2013. 119 pgs Grades 1-4 Violet and Rose love spending time together underneath their favorite oak…
Getting Arrested on Behalf of a Better World
by Lynne Westmoreland As humane educators we are constantly learning, observing, bearing witness, and then passing on what we know…
Gandhi: A March to the Sea
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by Alice McGinty Amazon Children’s Pub., 2013 Grades 1-5 “… it is not enough to be good. We must also…
Resources for Teaching and Talking About Ferguson
by Marsha Rakestraw As students and teachers head back to school, many of them are focused on what’s happening in…
Annie Glover is NOT a Tree Lover
Books
When Annie Glover reluctantly chains her grandma to a bent elm tree, she is instantly embarrassed. Couldn’t her grandma choose…
5 Resources for Teaching About Occupy Wall Street
by Marsha Rakestraw Alive for more than a month now, the Occupy Wall Street (and beyond) protests have sparked a…