EHR

Equity and Human Rights Committee

Resources for Having Difficult Classroom Conversations Regarding Socio-Political Events

The resources on the Google doc linked below have all been recommended by fellow teachers for classroom use. It will continue to be updated as new resources are created and shared.

We encourage you all to address current events regarding racial injustice, homophobia, ableism, discrimination, and other issues of social justice/injustice with both your students as well as your colleagues!

Tough Conversations Resources

People We Love to Learn From!

We love using social media to learn more about how to be better equity-minded anti-racist educators and accomplices. Please consider following the individuals below to learn more during your free time!

**Also remember that contributing tangibly (i.e. monetary donations) to someone's work acknowledges the time and effort someone puts into educating and providing/creating resources. None of these people are required to share what they know or make, but they do anyways! Most of these creators have also links to their Venmo/CashApp in their bios or provide additional resources via Patreon, which is a pay-to-access subscription-type platform.

Across Apps

Liz Kleinrock (she/her)
IG + Tw: @teachandtransform

Rachel Cargle (she/her)
IG: @rachel.cargle
T: @RachelCargle

The Conscious Kid
IG: @theconsciouskid
Tw: @consciouskidlib

No White Saviors
IG + Tw: @nowhitesaviors

Ijeoma Olu (she/her)
IG + Tw: @IjeomaOluo

Imani Barbarin (she/her)
IG: @crutches_and_spice
Tw: @Imani_Barbarin


Twitter Only

Dr. Jon Paul (they/them)
@DoctorJonPaul

Ken Shelton (he/him)
@k_shelton

Shea Martin (they/them)
@sheathescholar

Val Brown (she/her)
@ValeriaBrownEdu

Kelly Wickham Hurst
@mochamomma



Instagram Only

Blair Amadeus Imani (she/her)
@blairimani

Britt Hawthorne (she/her)
@britthawthorne

Maribel Gonzalez (she/her)
@decolonizeliteracy

Ryse T (they/them)
@teachingwithmxt

Sonya Renee Taylor (she/her)
@sonyareetaylor

Diverse Reads (Vera)
@diversereads

Quarto Kids
@quartokids

The Book Wrangler (Mike) (he/him)
@thebookwrangler


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Mission Statement

The Equity and Human Rights Committee is actively dedicated to working together to create an equitable and fair system of education for its members, students, and families. We are committed to recognizing systemic injustices and reflecting on unconscious bias. We will work towards changing behavior to realize equity and human rights for all

EHR Contact Info

Committee chair: Dana LoVecchio
Email: ehr@unitedteacherssc.org -or- lovecchio.dana@gmail.com