announcing: social justice curriculum!

We are excited to finally announce a project that we have been working on. We have a Social Justice Curriculum framework coming out! It will be a full year framework to embed Social Justice in the curriculum.  The forthcoming chapters will be focused on lesson plans to use with a K-6th grade age range, and…

Together We March: 25 Protest Movements that Marched into History

English 7 years & up History Historical Figures Activism Social Justice Education Environmental Activism Global Community Leah Henderson & Tyler Feder Summary: For #sweetsandsocialjustice this week, I’m so excited to share my thoughts on Together We March! This anthology weaves together historical movements throughout history. I really appreciate how author Leah Henderson places each event…

Dangerous Jane: The Life and Times of Jane Addams, Crusader for Peace

Written By: Suzanne Slade Illustrated by: Alice Ratterree For Ages: 6-10 years Language: English Topics Covered: Historical Figures, Activism, Pacifism, Social Work, Social Services, Hull House, Feminism, Suffrage Rights. Summary: Jane Addams is a world renowned activist, social worker, suffragette, and advocate for world peace. I wanted to highlight this book for #sweetsandsocialjustice because despite…

Alastair Moock-Social justice music for children!

For ages: any age can groove to Alastair’s tunes Language: English Topics Covered: social justice, racism, white supremacy, feminism, education, self-expression, identity, freedom, and self-acceptance. Summary: Today we share an artist whose quirky, thoughtful lyrics spice up the children’s music that he makes. The well-established genre is refreshed by Alastair Moock’s rambunctious, rootsy rhythms. While Moock is working up a new album titled “Be…

Sometimes People March

Written & Illustrated by: Tessa Allen For Ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Community, Social Movements, Social Change, Peaceful Protest, Community Action. Summary: Sometimes People March is a story that sticks with you long after the covers are closed. The text has a unique ability to ring of both past and current events while…

No! My First Book of Protest

Written By: Julie Merberg Illustrated by: Molly Egan For Ages: Infants & up (board book) Language: English Topics Covered: Activism, Historical Figures, Feminism, Social Justice. Summary: It’s Saturday, my favorite day of the week because I get to share my pick for #sweetsandsocialjustice with you all! This week is a board book about famous activists,…

This is Your Brain on Stereotypes

Written by: Tanya Lloyd Kyi  Illustrated by: Drew Shannon  For ages: 11-14 years Language: English Topics Covered: Activism, Social Justice, Critical Thinking, Growing Up, Media Literacy, Growing Up. Summary:  I loooove this book! Books that focus on explaining inequity and the need for social justice to young adults are some of my favorites. In the book, author Tanya Lloyd Kyi takes…

Trainings and Professional Development

Systems-level social justice education transformation Successful organizational change initiatives require individual and collective alignment, goal-setting and growth. Our consulting services help design, guide and accelerate your journey. Whether it’s working together to design a plan for district-wide professional development or reviewing human resources practices to promote inclusive hiring practices, we are eager to be teaching…