Jey
Ehrenhalt


Jey is the school-based programming and grants manager with Teaching Tolerance. They have previously worked as an elementary school special educator in Portland Public Schools in Oregon and as a writer. Jey is a contributing author in the book Gender Diversity and LGBTQ Inclusion and Advocacy in Schools.

Articles by Jey

#USvsHate During School Closures

#USvsHate, TT’s new anti-hate messaging challenge, can help students engage with social justice, even during distance learning. Here’s how.

#USvsHate: Build Community, Challenge Injustice, Create a Movement

In this Q&A, University of California, San Diego Professor of Education Mica Pollock describes the story behind #USvsHate—the initiative that challenges students to speak out against bigotry by creating original anti-hate messaging.

They Deserve Better

Mississippi students were inspired by local civil rights icon Fannie Lou Hamer to fight for justice in their community today.

Authors of Their Own Stories

When these students wanted to see themselves in the books they read, their educators helped them do something about it.

Celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month With TT Grants

Across the country, TT grantees are doing inspiring work in their classrooms, schools and communities. This LGBTQ pride month, TT Grants Manager Jey Ehrenhalt takes a look at some of the ways TT grants are funding projects that support, sustain and celebrate LGBTQ students.