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Slaves Petition for Freedom

What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?

How do we connect in meaningful ways with people who are different from us?

Why do some people choose to avoid those who are different? Why do others seek diversity?

What does it mean to say that there is strength in diversity?

Does everyone have an...

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Unity and Equity: How can we combine them to make a difference?

How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?

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Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Justice Domains
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Teaching World Religions with a Social Justice Lens

How does belonging to a particular faith tradition shape people as individuals?

How do people's religious views affect their political lives?

How does membership in a majority religion confer privilege? 

What are the challenges of celebrating religious commonalities while also honoring our differences?

How does struggle help define who we are?

How could one person’s identity threaten another person’s rights...

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Subject
Social Studies
Topic
Social Justice Domains
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Developing Empathy

How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
How does struggle help define who we are?

Grade Level
Subject
Digital Literacy
Social Studies
Civics
History
Geography
SEL
Arts
Social Justice Domains
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Exploring Diversity Through Literature

What are my identities?
How do I see myself? Is it the same way others see me?
What identities do I share with my family? What identities do I have that are different from my family?
How do people show that they are proud of themselves?
Do all people have the same rights?
How am I the same as other...

Grade Level
K-2
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Arts
Social Justice Domains
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CA Wildfires and Indigenous Sources of Knowledge

How do historical decisions/actions hundreds of years ago affect us today? How does colonization still play out today (e.g., oppressed indigenous communities, wildfires/indigenous controlled burns)? Multiple realities/sources of knowledge: Do indigenous nations of people who live in modern America hold some of the answers to environmental justice?

Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Social Justice Domains
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Social Justice

What makes us who we are?
How are our identities today shaped by society?
Do the ways we identify ourselves change over time?
How do different parts of our identities combine to make us who we are?
Do the ways we present our identities change depending on where we are or the people we are with?
Do the ways we...

Grade Level
6-8
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Social Justice Domains