Resources for Helping Young People Cope With Traumatic Events
by Marsha Rakestraw Note: Last updated 12/4/17 In the past couple months there have been overwhelming natural disasters in Puerto…
#FridayFeature: 4 Chapter Books for Kids About Refugees
by Marsha Rakestraw According to the UN Refugee Agency’s new Global Trends study, more than 65 million women, children, and…
5 Must-See Films About Masculinity
by Marsha Rakestraw “Strength is about adapting to change, not about retreating from it and lashing back with violence out…
The Good Braider
Books
by Terry Farish Marshall Cavendish, 2012. 213 pgs Grades 7-10 Told in free verse poetry, The Good Braider follows Viola…
What Messages Are We Modeling?
by Marsha Rakestraw A 2015 Gallup poll shows that a third of Americans “want animals to have the same rights…
Four Must-See Films About Sexual Assault
by Marsha Rakestraw Although the “Stanford rape case” has garnered the most attention lately, the sexual assault of women and…
Black Lives Matter Global Issues Guide
Global Issues Guides
Find suggested resources for issues surrounding the repeated violence against people of color (esp. black men and boys) in the…
Caminar
Books
by Skila Brown Candlewick Press, 2014. 193 pgs Grades 5-8 Caminar is the story of a young boy named Carlos…
Resources to Teach and Learn About Refugees and Immigration
by Marsha Rakestraw The Universal Declaration of Human Rights outlines the basic rights that everyone in the “human family” should…
14 Children’s Books About Refugees
by Marsha Rakestraw The headlines are full of news about refugees – from war, climate, and other factors. And while…
Everyday Feminism
Websites
Everyday Feminism is a feminist digital media site. Their mission “is to help people heal from and stand up to…
Summer on the Moon
Books
In “Summer on the Moon” (234 pgs) Socko (short for Socrates) has survived another year of middle school and is…