Equity Work EQUITY WORK

We seek to learn, support and stand alongside those bringing a stop to oppression. Right now we are listening and learning about ways to lead in these moments, how to be vulnerable with one another to the benefit of the collective whole and how to dismantle systemic injustices with the help of some essential voices curated below.

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Teaching Tolerance

Teaching Tolerance
Classroom Resources and PD Resources

Culturally Responsive Leadership
from Joe Truss

Listening Leadership
Shane Safir

Politcal & Racism Toolkits
Showing Up For Racial Justice

#31DaysIBPOC
Celebrating the Teacher Voices of Indigenous, Black and People of Color

31 Children’s Books Race, Racism & Resistance
from Embrace Race

Chris Emdin Keynote
Deeper Learning Conference 2019

21-Day Racial Equity Challenge
Michigan League for Public Policy

Jason Reynolds Talks About Racism And The Protests
Kojo for Kids

Global Summer Short Courses
African Leadership Academy

Anti-Racism Resources: A List
Curated by Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein

Racism and inequity are products of design. They can be redesigned.
equityXdesign

Programs and Workshops
Creative Reaction Lab

Talking With Kids About Racism And Violence
From Colorín Colorado

The Anti-Racist Reading Instruction Book
By Lorena Germán

In Response to George Floyd’s Death
By Larry Ferlazzo

Creating More Anti-Racist School Districts
Crawling Out of the Classroom

Remote DEI Toolkit

The BELE Framework
From The BELE Network

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Getting Clearer: Educator of Color

By: Jose Garcia. As part of a series from New Tech Network coaches, Jose explores what it might mean for us to show up for one another.

Getting Clearer: Musings of an Urban Educator

By: Dese Zuberi. In one part of a three-part series with New Tech Network coaches, Dese shares lessons learned as an educational coach and the role of schools in communities.

Getting Clearer: Dismantling Systemic Oppression in Public Education

By: Anthony Jackson. Anthony discusses what Toronto is doing to provide students with a culture of excellence and inclusion. Hear more about what TDSB is doing around innovations in learning.

Getting Clearer: Building Equity in Schools

By: Carlon Howard and Karla Vigil. We must all bear the responsibility of advocating for and implementing equitable policies and practices in our communities.

Getting Clearer: The Principal, Mayor of the School Community

By: Patrick Erwin. As a principal, I do the most important job in the city. I create the conditions for students and, by extension, their families, to be lifted out of poverty into a city that is a great place to live. Not a bad job. Not a bad life.

Getting Clearer: A Contribution Solution

By: Joanne McEachen and Matthew Kane. Contributive learning helps educational systems focus on what really matters for students, creating equitable academic outcomes.