IDEA: The Institute for Democratic Education in America Invites You To May 9th Journey For Justice Webinar

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2016-11-29T17:39:26+00:00

Post by IDEA. The J4J Children Are Not Collateral Damage Webinar – May 9th 2014 – 8:30PM ET Jitu Brown, National Director of J4J Alliance, Deborah Meier, Educator for near fifty years, Activist, and President of Save Our Schools Board, Chicago's Dyett High School Students, [...]

Infographic: Alternatives to School Closures

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2016-11-29T17:39:29+00:00

Public schools are the heart of every community, a place where the next generation of doctors, engineers, writers and artists learn and grow. They are where parents, teachers and community members come together to support their children and invest in their futures. When schools struggle, it is [...]

A Grandmother’s Plea For Justice – Education is a Human

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2016-11-29T17:39:31+00:00

Photograph; Irene Robinson (left) waits with granddaughter Akilra Roberts for the bus. Because the bus only runs at the beginning and end of the regular school day, Akilra has trouble getting home from after-school activities. (Armando L. Sanchez / Hechinger Report) Perhaps you have met Irene Robinson [...]

Take Action – Share New Infographic: The Cycle of School Closures

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2016-11-29T17:39:31+00:00

Mass school closures have become a popular, "quick fix" for policymakers trying to address struggling schools and budget crises – despite the lack of evidence that closures save money or even improve opportunities for students. Instead, school closures are both a symptom and a cause of perpetuated [...]

Lessons From the 1963 Boycott

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2016-11-29T17:39:34+00:00

'63 Boycott - Today is Freedom Day LESSONS FROM THE 1963 BOYCOTT The Struggle for Quality Education in Chicago Then and Now On October 22, 1963, more than 200,000 Chicago Public Schools students boycotted school to protest segregation and inequality, in one of the largest civil [...]

Journey For Justice Resources – The Principles and Plan That Unite Us!

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2016-11-29T17:39:34+00:00

Journey for Justice Alliance Resources – Our Children Are Not Collateral Damage Click to download the guide! Click to download the guide! Click to download the guide! Click to download the guide! Click [...]

Videos:’63 Boycott of Chicago Public Schools Alive in 2013

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2016-11-29T17:39:37+00:00

We are all on a journey of sorts. Most experience that life is full of injustices. We each have a dream of equality, but few imagine that they will get there. Alone we try. However, our efforts never seem to be enough. Thus, we look to history [...]