Educators have a unique opportunity to interrupt the cycles of oppression, break down structural prejudice and shape progress in powerful ways. This can be done through increasing student awareness and modeling change within the classroom, the curriculum, the greater school community and education as an institution. We, like most educators, know that we must do better. But how? Where do we begin?
Young people often have the time, energy, and idealism to address the injustice they see in the world. And now more than ever, our youth are using these resources to work at changing public policy.