Borders to Bridges honoring May 3rd actions to counter censorship and book banning

Martha's Vineyard Public Schools

Type of Event: Virtual Day of Event Contact: Dr. Lynn Ditchfield - [email protected] Receive FREE digital copies of the book for educators signing up by May 3rd. Please sign up at [email protected] now until May 3, 2023. ARTS-BASED CURRICULUM FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE - BELONGING, EQUITY, DIVERSITY, INCLUSION, SOVEREIGNTY, RECIPROCITY Borders to Bridges is designed to promote dialogue in schools and communities by engendering deeper understanding and discussion to counter the myths, bullying, and fears that negatively affect our learning institutions. The Guidebook contains practical lesson plans, narratives, poetry, mixed media artwork and resources for K-12 educators, and after-school, refugee, counseling, prison, adult, university, teacher training education programs. Borders to Bridges enriches learning and engages students with issues that touch their lives and communities. Contributors include world-renowned educators, poets, artists, and writers from 38 countries and 20 states of the U.S.

Voices for Honest Education: Freedom to Learn National Day of Action Letter Writing Campaign for Educators

Type of Event: Virtual Day of Event Contact: Natasha Wilkins - [email protected] Are you tired of attacks on public education, teachers, and our students? Ready to elevate your voice and stand up for our kids and our profession? Join the Voices for Honest Education educators on the Freedom to Learn National Day of Action as we write letters to your elected representatives demanding the Freedom to Learn for ALL students be respected and upheld. The session will include a brief overview of ways educators can effectively advocate for education policy that respects all students, families, and educators, followed by a letter-writing workshop in which participants will draft and send letters to their key local and state politicians. Join us on May 3rd to take part in the National Freedom to Learn Day of Action and add your voice to the thousands of others across the nation who are saying enough is enough! You don't want to miss out on this opportunity to ELEVATE your Voice and demand the Freedom to teach and the Freedom to Learn.