Worried about the harm and threat the Trump administration poses to our students and their families? Unsure how to address the root causes of racism, xenophobia, misogyny, economic inequality, and climate change in your classroom? Unsure of how to teach for truth and justice in this age of “post-facts?”Scared that your own ability to teach for social justice is under attack?
As educators we know how difficult and overwhelming it can be to address these questions, especially divided into our many classrooms and schools. This is why social justice educators are coming together for:
Teaching in a Time of Trump: A Saturday Teach-In
The Teach-In will provide a forum for social justice educators across the Portland metro area to discuss and plan ways we can protect our students, our families, and our public schools. The Teach-In will also feature a panel discussion of local leaders from movements and organizations fighting for immigration justice, racial justice, LGBTQ rights, economic justice and climate justice.
When: Saturday, February 11th from 8:30am-12:30pmWhere: Lincoln High School (1600 SW Salmon St. Portland, OR 97205)What to bring: All your good thinking about what educators must do in our classrooms, at our schools, and in our communities to resist the Trump agenda.Suggested Donation: $5-$15