Civil Rights and Social Justice


Deepening Our Knowledge to Build the Movement

These classroom resources complement the 2015 AFT Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Conference program. To access these materials, you will need to create an account on Share My Lesson. It takes just 30 seconds to join, and registration and access are free. We hope you will use these resources with your students or share them with your colleagues. We also encourage you to upload your own resources to the site. 

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Activism and Peaceful Protests
Teaching Tolerance and Respect

The circumstances surrounding the recent deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, LA, and Philando Castile in Minnesota have, again, generated much debate and discussions about race, justice and the legal system. 

AFT President Randi Weingarten, AFT Secretary-...

Helping Student Express Their Feelings
The U.S. Justice System