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6 July 2021
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
The Nisaika Kum’tuks and Tsawalk learning centers provide alternative schooling options for Indigenous students to learn more about their culture and languages. The centers teach a total of 100 students from 23 differ...
14 May 2021
Texas, United States
ImmSchools works in over 30 school districts across Texas, New York, and Illinois to make schools safe and welcoming for undocumented students and their families. They work with districts to advocate for better polici...
11 April 2021
Dover, New Hampshire, United States
Hate crime laws apply to a narrow range of conduct, and often fail as a response to bias incidents that constitute hate speech but are not in themselves a crime. When high school students working on a history class pr...
7 April 2021
Lac Courte Oreilles, Wisconsin, United States
Waadookodaading is an Ojibwe immersion school that meets state and federal academic standards but does so entirely in the indigenous language by connecting children to their cultural heritage. The school goes through ...
12 March 2021
Word Up is an Indigenous-focused podcast that connects students, teachers, and community leaders for an opportunity to learn and explore social issues. The podcast began as a way to diversify how indigenous literature...
24 February 2021
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
Algoma University in Sault Ste. Marie has repurposed a former residential school building into the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre where students can learn about their Indigenous history and heritage. In the past...
6 January 2021
New York, United States
A pop-up library is highlighting books written by Black women and has over 3,000 books in circulation with books from every genre. Founder Ola Ronke Akinmowo also travels to other states with several hundred books and...
3 January 2021
Springfield, Oregon, United States
Springfield High School's mariachi program creates a cultural bridge between generations and offers opportunities for high school students to learn about and share their culture. The school’s Mariachi Del Sol began in...
21 September 2020
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Teachers across Massachusetts are finding ways to incorporate antiracist practices into their curriculum. An English teacher at Newton High School is replacing required reading materials produced by white male authors...
24 August 2020
Cuba, New Mexico, United States
The Cuba Independent School District in northern New Mexico has deployed a fleet of school buses to deliver food and school kits to students from its districts. Bus drivers reach rural areas of Sandoval County and hel...
20 January 2020
Music can bridge cultural divides. The Mitrovica Rock School in Mitroviva, Kosovo, encourages young musicians of Albanian and Serbian backgrounds to create music together. The culturally “mixed” bands play across Koso...
8 October 2019
Under 800 Words
Disseminating knowledge means making websites, articles, and books available in more languages beyond English. A partnership between students at the University of Mosul and the nonprofit, Ideas Beyond Borders (IBB), i...
15 August 2019
California is one of three states developing ethnic studies curricula for K-12 students. In the process, the state is grappling with which questions about groups and histories should be represented and whether teacher...
26 July 2019
Durham, North Carolina, United States
Under 3 Minutes
World Relief Durham hosts a summer program for kids. Like other summer programs, it is meant to reduce summer learning loss—but this is specifically for children from forcibly displaced families. The kids face unique ...
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3 July 2019
Idaho, United States
The Nez Perce Tribe and Lapwai School District are making a concerted effort to keep the tribe's language alive -- as part of an elective, every day students at an Idaho high school have the chance to learn the langua...
4 June 2019
Libraries can serve as spaces for practicing cultural inclusion. The National Library of Israel is working to broaden its target audience and increase the visibility of Muslim culture in Israel. In addition to curatin...
18 April 2019
Chicago, Illinois, United States
By bringing mental health professionals and religious leaders together, faith communities can “flip the fear” of mental illness. Using grants from the American Psychiatric Association, organizations like Support Embra...
25 March 2019
Over 3000 Words
In stark contrast with their Slovakia homeland, England has opened its arms to Roma immigrants with a set of accommodations aimed at helping them succeed in their new country. Victims of racism in both places, but par...
20 March 2019
New York, New York, United States
Reassessing representations creates an opportunity for educational experiences. Instead of simply removing a problematic diorama depicting members of the Lenape tribe and Dutch colonists, the American Museum of Natura...
20 February 2019
Detroit, Michigan, United States
In a movement that started from a trending hashtag on Twitter - #BeingBlackandMuslim - scholars and activists around the country are working to reduce stereotypes about Black Muslims. Organizations that arose from t...
6 February 2019
Tel Aviv, Israel
A school in Tel Aviv welcomes immigrant and refugee children with open arms, providing language classes, long school days, extracurricular activities, and more. Members of the community volunteer to tutor and lead aft...
12 January 2019
Boulder, Colorado, United States
Boulder Valley schools are working with Latino parents to create networks of community support, feedback, and insight about the success of Latino children in the district. Parents are working with the school district ...
3 January 2019
Immersive engagement on a personal level promotes integration into new cultures. To help newcomers and foreign residents integrate into Estonian society, the Estonian Institute’s program, Culture Step, allows particip...
14 December 2018
Rochester, New York, United States
Student-led initiatives in Rochester City School District help students of color share their experiences with racism and foster communication between students, faculty, and administration - within and outside the clas...
27 November 2018
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Over 15 Minutes
Students at East High School in Salt Lake City took matters into their own hands when they were confronted with the realities of segregation and separatist attitudes at their school. After 43 students had some hard co...
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