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"What Is Being Normalized?"

TT Educator Grants support social justice work at the classroom, school and district level. TT's grant manager caught up with grantee Chris Hass, whose project included families in his students' social justice education.

Spotlight on “Bridges Not Walls”

TT Educator Grants support social justice work at the classroom, school and district levels. Grants Manager Jey Ehrenhalt spoke with Emily Conner about her students’ pop-up exhibit of Latinx immigration history and policy in Portland, Oregon.

“I See New York City as a Classroom”

TT Educator Grants support social justice work at the classroom, school and district levels. School Programs Coordinator Jey Ehrenhalt spoke with Abby MacPhail about her project training students to become photojournalists of housing injustice in New York City.

Voting and Democracy Grants in Action: Latinx Advocates

TT Voting and Democracy Grants fund projects that encourage students to become empowered advocates for voting in their communities. Grants and School Programs Manager Jey Ehrenhalt spoke with grantee Sarah Emmett about the work her students will be doing this fall.

Teaching “America’s National Crime”

Our new film and viewer’s guide offer educators the tools they need to teach honestly and effectively about lynching and the symbolic power of the noose.

"We Have to Start Having These Conversations"

TT Educator Grants support social justice at the classroom, school and district levels. TT's grants manager spoke with grantee Jenny Finn about her project helping her Appalachian students explore racism and white privilege close to home.

Empowering Teachers to Become Activists

Educators noticed tension within the school community between Muslim and non-Muslim teachers, students and staff. They wanted to help teachers to tackle this problem effectively, so they collaborated to create a professional development training that empowers teachers to address social justice needs in their school buildings. They planned a one-day workshop for local educators called “Understanding the Muslim American Experience: Leadership Training.”