After noticing tension within their school community, teachers, students and staff planned a one-day workshop for local educators called “Understanding the Muslim American Experience: Leadership Training.”
To empower Latinx middle schoolers, eighth-grade teachers encouraged students to envision themselves as leaders by interviewing Latinx leaders in their community about how they overcame obstacles and successfully navigated the path to adulthood.
TT Educator Grants support social justice work in the classroom, as well as at the school and district levels. Latinx middle schoolers in California interviewed community leaders who reflected about the challenging and rewarding path to a thriving adulthood.
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.