Education Partners

People’s Education Movement – Bay Area

This collective recruits, develops, sustains, and inspires educator-teacher-organizers of color, from and for the communities that we serve. We work to transform systems of oppression and advance the struggle towards liberation.

People’s Education Movement

People’s Ed works to support it’s members by resisting the isolating experiences of the current neoliberal educational context, engaging in collective inquiry to more deeply understand the impacts of colonialism on teaching and learning, and working towards solutions.

Association of Raza Educators (A.R.E.)
San Francisco-based organization that works to support teacher organizing for better working conditions and educational justice.

Center for Critical Environmental and Global Literacy (CCEGL) – SF Bay Area

An education non-profit organization that offers innovative educational projects and activities that embrace and infuse a critical, social justice and humanistic approach to education, thinking and action including Family Literacy Projects/Training, International Teacher Collaborations & After-school programs.

Teachers for Social Justice (TSJ) – Chicago

Teachers for Social Justice (TSJ) in the Chicago area working toward classrooms and schools that are anti-racist, multicultural / multilingual, and grounded in the experiences of our students.

Education for Liberation Network – National

We are a national coalition who believe a good education should teach people to understand and challenge the injustices their communities face. Our projects include: EdLib Lab, a virtual community, Free Minds, Free People National Conference, Planning to Change the World—a lesson plan book, research database, etc.

New York Collective of Radical Educators (NYCoRE)

NYCoRE is a group of public school educators committed to fighting for social justice in our school system and society at large, by organizing and mobilizing teachers, developing curriculum, and working with community, parent, and student organizations.

Teacher Action Group (TAG) – Philadelphia

TAG Philadelphia works to strengthen the influence of educators within schools and over policy decisions. TAG is committed to fostering positive school transformation, environments where students and teachers can thrive, and community ownership and influence within education.

Coalition of Essential Schools

CES’s mission is to create and sustain equitable, intellectually vibrant, personalized schools and to make such schools the norm of American public education. Very good info on small schools.

Education and Democracy

This web site provides analysis and curriculum materials that can help community-based movements implement democratic goals in our public schools.

Rethinking Schools

Nationally prominent publisher of educational materials and resources. Committed to equity and to the vision that public education is central to the creation of a humane, caring, multiracial democracy.

Social Justice Education

A Boston-based organization whose mission is to give educators tools that enable young people to dismantle racism and oppression and build a just society. Free downloadable racial justice curriculum and teaching tools for educators working with middle and high school aged youth.

Teaching for Change Catalog

Offers hundreds of K-12 books, videos and posters for teaching from a social justice perspective.

Educators’ Network for Social Justice (ENSJ) – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

ENSJ is a network of practicing educators from Milwaukee area committed to promoting pro-justice curricula and policies.