Civics & Civil Spaces

A Culturally Responsive Guide to Fostering the Inclusion of Immigrant Origin Students

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To download the guide, use the link below. From the Introduction: In…

PBS's Chinese Exclusion Act (chapter 1)

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Steeplechase Film's The Chinese Exclusion Act premiered on PBS…

Walling Off or Welcoming In: From Justice in Schools

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Harvard University's Graduate School of Education's Justice…

Classroom Resource: Refuge by JJ Bola

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JJ Bola is a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo…

Immigrant Students Are Internalizing Stereotypes. Educators Can Help

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Did you see our commentary Immigrant Students Are Internalizing…
Moving Stories

A lesson in civility: The negativity immigrant students hear

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A survey of immigrant children in the U.S. revealed just how…

Classroom Resource: The 1924 Immigration Act

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Despite the Chinese exclusion act, which prohibited nearly all…

Classroom Resource: Facundo the Great

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Discussions about names can provide opportunities to build community,…

Educator Spotlight: Carola Suárez Orozco

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Culturally Responsive Teaching with Carola Suárez Orozco The…

Educator Spotlight: Teaching The Arrival

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  Educator Spotlight: Teaching the Arrival Welcome…

Names, Identity, and Immigration

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Names play an important role in our identities. The selection…

President Johnson and the 1965 Immigration Action

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On October 3, 1965 President Lyndon Johnson signed The Immigration…

The role of immigrants in reviving a city

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For years Detroit, Michigan had come to symbolize urban decay,…

What Kind of Asian are You?

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Ken Tanaka is a Los Angeles based artist who often makes…

Countering Prejudice: A Photo Essay about Migrants in Italy

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How do we develop ideas about migrants? In the 1950's, Gordon…

Telling Stories: the Children of African Immigrants

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By Zhaoyang Liu It is common for immigrants, and in particular,…

Words Without Borders: Literature from Around the World

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By Zhaoyang Liu Words Without Borders is an organization…

Singing Cowboys and the Mongolian Steppe

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By Zhaoyang Liu What is the relationship between music,…