Something Is Wrong: Exploring the Roots of Youth Violence
Activities/Lesson Plans
by Mariame Kaba, J. Cyriac Mathew, and Nathan Haines, eds Project NIA, The Chicago Freedom School, Teachers for Social Justice,…
Words Can Hurt: Activities About the Power of Words
by Marsha Rakestraw Whoever created that whole “Sticks and stones … but words will never hurt me.” idiom didn’t know…
8 Resources for Teaching About #MeToo and Sexual Harassment
by Marsha Rakestraw Update: We’ve added two new resources on 2/26/18. The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements continue to expand the…
4 Short Videos Highlighting the Power of One
by Marsha Rakestraw It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that we as individuals don’t have the power…
The World’s Most Powerful Animal (lesson plan)
by Marsha Rakestraw Dear Friends, I noticed that you have begun discussing the problems facing planet earth, such as pollution…
5 Minute Changemaker: Get to the Point (Person)
by Marsha Rakestraw Many of us have done it. We’re frustrated at the immovable line at the store, and we…
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…
A Piggy’s Tale: The Adventures of a 3-Legged Super-Pup
Books
By Tod Emko and Ethan Young Bohemian Press, 2016. 96 pgs Grades 4 and up After he loses his leg…
India’s Daughter
Videos/Movies
by Leslee Udwin 2012 63 min Twenty-three-year-old medical student Jyoti Singh was on her way home after watching a movie.…
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…
Whose Fault Is It?
by Jessie Huart Sullivan Why does it make us feel better to place blame? Many of us are guilty of…
Dos Manzanas
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
En este rompehielos, los participantes aprenden lo importante son las palabras y las acciones cuando se exploran sus efectos en…