Teacher Guides and Resources

Educator guides, research, tools, and resources. Resources on immigration, migration, refugees, woman and children in detention, unaccompanied minors, and related issues for social justice education.

26 Mini-Films for Exploring Race, Bias and Identity with Students

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6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2021

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7 Truths About Immigration

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A Brief History of US Dirty Wars in Central America That Set the Stage for the Refugee

A Lost Generation: Learning About Family Migration from Indigenous Villages in Guatemala

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(10/2/19)

A Supreme Court Fight For Students’ Free Speech Rights

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(2/22/19) short video on Tinker v DeMoines case during war in Vietnam (1965) https://www.aclu.org/blog/free-speech...; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=go63SCNT6OQ&feature=youtu.be

America for Americans

A History of Xenophobia in the United States (2019) by Dr. Erika Lee

American Federation of Teachers

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(AFT) sharemylesson by educators for educators Immigration Resources; AFT Health Issues Covid -19 and Racial Equity May 2020; https://btu.org/unafraid/; https://sharemylesson.com/teaching-resource/resource-guide-help-protect-and-prepare-immigrant-youth-and-families-ice-raid; see Share My Lesson for plans and webinars

American Friends Service Committee

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(AFSC); Bystander Intervention Do’s and Don’ts https://www.afsc.org/bystanderintervention; social media posters graphics https://migrantjustice.afsc.org/graphics

American Identities: An Introductory Textbook

(2006) Edited by Lois Rudnick, Judith E. Smith, Rachel Lee Rubin, Blackwell Publishing

American Immigration Council

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American Immigration Lawyers Association

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American Public Media APM Reports

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American Stories: Teens and Immigration

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Americans Who Tell the Truth

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Videos (Speaking Truth to Youth) and inspiring portraits with lesson plans

Amnesty International Most Dangerous Journey: What Central American Migrants Face When They Try to Cross the Border

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Ancestry Classroom

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Apply for grant for one year of free access to database (US content) for teachers and school administrators

Animated Map Shows History of Immigrants in US

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(2016) YouTube video; 10 Infographics that show the insane scale of global displacement, (6/20/15) https://www.unhcr.org/innovation/10-infographics-that-show-the-insane-scale-of-the-global-displacement-crisis/

Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

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Fighting hate for good; Teaching Immigration Now: Current Events in the Classroom https://www.ilctr.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/ADL-webinar-PPT.pdf

Anti-Racism Resources

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For more see Borders to Bridges Arts Resource List

Anti-immigrant groups/ articles

CIS Center for Immigration Studies, an advocacy group that favors more limits on immigration. FAIR – watch for misleading information.

Art Class Curator

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Downloads and resources; teacher tips, art appreciation activities; Artists as Activists: Black Lives Matter (6/7/20)

Art and Resistance Through Education (ARTE)

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Engages young people to amplify their voices and organize for human rights changes through visual arts

Art as a Way of Talking for Emergent Bilingual Youth: Foundations for Literacy in PreK-12 Schools.

(2019). Vivian Maria Poey, Berta Rosa Berriz, and Amanda Claudia Wager (Eds). New York, N.Y. Routledge.

Arts Corps

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Social justice framework; and project R.E.A.C.T. Reach, Express, Action, Community, Team lesson; video; Visual Poetry lesson; video; African Drumming “Fanga” Rhythm; video; Exploring energy dance lesson, video

ArtsLit Project Handbook of Activities

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Aviva Chomsky

(historian, see books videos in Arts Resources)

Berkeley History-Social Science Project

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Bridges the academy and K-12 communities, many lesson plans to download and resources available; (Mexican Immigration in the 20th Century) http://ucbhssp.berkeley.edu/content/struggles-justice-mexican-immigration-20th-century; (US immigration multiple source – designing document based questions DBQs) http://ucbhssp.berkeley.edu/content/us-immigration-designing-dbqs; (Immigration and Industrialization in the North) http://ucbhssp.berkeley.edu/content/immigration-and-industrialization-north; Making History Using Local Resources and Oral History Guide- http://ucbhssp.berkeley.edu/Making_History/Using_Local_History; http://ucbhssp.berkeley.edu/content/classroom-materials; many others.

Beyond Tolerance

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A resource guide for addressing LGBTQI issues in schools (2010)

Border artists

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Artists along the U.S. – Mexico border photographer Stefan Falke visited over 200 artists to document the vibrant culture of the region – Project La Frontera on YouTube.

Bound for the Río Grande: Traitors or Martyr

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Howard Zinn’s address to National Council of Social Studies (2008)

Brave Space Clip

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(as opposed to a “safe” space) great poem for uniting a class

Bridging Home: Building Relationships Between Immigrant and Long-Time Resident Youth

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(2019) three-minute video based on educator research by Sarah Dryden-Peterson in 2010:; Article: https://dash.harvard.edu/handle/1/40898637

Brookings

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Research, policy recommendations and analysis; (2/22/21) US can learn a lot from Colombia about giving rights to undocumented immigrants; (2/19/21) Biden’s Immigration reset; (9/21/20) Policy 2020: Our Nation of Immigrants; (4/22/19) As Americans spread out, immigration plays a crucial role in local population growth https://www.brookings.edu/research/as-americans-spread-out-immigration-plays-a-crucial-role-in-local-population-growth/; (4/10/19) America is not full. Its future rests with young immigrants https://www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2019/04/10/america-is-not-full-its-future-rests-with-young-immigrants/

Building Welcoming Schools

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A Guide for K-12 Educators and After-School Providers toolkit

Bureau of Labor Statistics: US Department of Labor

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Can Biology Class Reduce Racism?

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(12/7/19); see Bridges to Borders lesson plan on DNA

Captured Childhood

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(2012) Introducing a new model to ensure the rights and liberty of refugee, asylum seeker and irregular migrant children affected by immigration detention:

Care Syllabus

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A justice-oriented public education and community resource that highlights artistic expression, activism, and thinking that fosters a radical communal imagination.

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc

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Center for American Progress

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https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/immigration/view/– (DACA report pdf also below June 2017)

Center for Migration Studies

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Research on border wall US and Mexico -difference of asylum seekers as refugees; https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/233150241700500107

Center for Social Justice

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At Temple University Beasley School of Law and WOLA – resources for asylum seekers https://www.wola.org/2019/02/asylum-resources-attorneys-representing-central-american-clients/; Annotated Table of Contents Project

Center for an Urban Future

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(2017); (2016) https://nycfuture.org/research/new-york-city-must-support-its-immigrant-population-to-ensure-a-successful

Childhood Education International

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Partners with the Center for Learning in Practice to offer a free mini-course Introduction to Trauma-Informed Practice

Chinese American Exclusion/Inclusion

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Chinese Historical Society of America

Choices Program:

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Brown University (Immigration and the US Policy Debate) – (also see videos Brown); http://www.choices.edu/teaching-news-lesson/syrian-refugees-understanding-stories-comics/?utm_source=Choices+Newsletter+List&utm_campaign=97bb8e584e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_08_31&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_af2c96b5f0-97bb8e584e-81214741&mc_cid=97bb8e584e&mc_eid=a23138861f

Civic Online Reasoning

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Stanford History Education Group

Classical Kids Music Lessons: Protest Music

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(6/3/2020) Classical MPR

Colibrí Center for Human Rights

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US-Mexico border, The Missing Migrant Project & DNA Program. Family Network for mutual support among families, Historias y Recuerdos testimony project; interview: https://www.democracynow.org/2019/8/19/robin_reineke_colibri_center_human_rights

Community Supported Films

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New Immigrant and Refugee Visions (NIRV)

Crisis

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(12/2/18) video under 10 minutes

Critical Explorers

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Teaching, learning, curriculum

Culture Strike

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guides on creating art work, stencils, etc. - , https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B7WSCj_dFsh1flJMYmlIenhyYlpwbXJta2lmYTd6cWFhdE5tN3BFSlhhLVIzQVgteGRUcG8

Deaths of Guatemalan Children at Border Have Roots in Decades of U.S.-Backed Genocide

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(5/21/19)

Deep Canvas, Deep Change

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From CA Immigration Policy Center research

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

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(DACA)

Defusing Hate: A Strategic Communication Guide to Counteract Dangerous Speech

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From the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Democracy Now!

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Immigration category for research - 7/3/19 Ousted Honduran President Zelaya: U.S.-Backed Coup Destabilized My Nation Forcing Migrants to Flee – history)

Denshō

Preserving Japanese American stories of the past for generations of tomorrow.

Dignity in Movement: Borders, Bodies and Rights

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Edited by Jasmin Lilian Diab – diverse contributors on international migration, belonging, racism, discrimination, stigma; free download

Doctors without Borders

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Médecins Sans Frontières MSF (healthcare, trauma); No Way Out (Feb. 2020) https://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/sites/default/files/documents/Doctors%20Without%20Borders_No%20Way%20Out%20Report.pdf

Don’t Get Iced

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A guide to protecting immigrants from deportation after arrest

Download report Hidden Tribes

A Study of America’s Polarized Landscape

Edresearch for Recovery

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From Brown University Annenberg Results for America (August 2020) Supports for Students in Immigrant Families

Education Week

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(2/18/19) Hundreds of Teachers Hold ‘Teach-In’ to Protest Detention of Immigrant Children http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacherbeat/2019/02/teacher_of_year_teach_in_immigration.html (8/6/18) Hate in Schools: An In-Depth Look https://www.edweek.org/ew/projects/hate-in-schools.html

Educator Webinar and Resource Library

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Part of The Immigrant Learning Center

Educators for Fair Consideration

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(E4FC)

Eighty-Eight Ways to Celebrate Appreciate Diversity Month

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Embracerace

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Raising a generation of children thoughtful, informed and brave about race

Empathy Museum

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A Mile In My Shoes Project; Listen to podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/a-mile-in-my-shoes/id1387514504

Enchanted Circle Theater

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Teacher resource library. Great downloadable resources

Enrique’s Journey

The story of a Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother (2006) by Nazario, Sonia. See curriculum with Facing History and Ourselves, TEDx talk with Nazario (2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XA_SUOareNQ&feature=youtu.be

Ensuring Every Undocumented Student Succeeds: A Report on Access to Public Education for Undocumented Children

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Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute Fact-Finding Project & Women’s Refugee Commission (2016)

Expatistan

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Cost of living, food, salary calculator by country

Facing History and Ourselves

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https://www.facinghistory.org/resource-library/after-charlottesville-contested-history-and-fight-against-bigotry https://www.facinghistory.org/sites/default/files/publications/Holocaust_Human_Behavior_revised_edition.pdf;https://www.facinghistory.org/sites/default/files/publications/The_Reconstruction_Era_and_The_Fragility_of_Democracy_5.pdf; (empathy project) https://www.highpointacademy.net/; 3/19/19 https://www.wbur.org/cognoscenti/2019/03/19/anti-semitism-islamaphobia-new-zealand-shooting-roger-brooks; Little Boxes and related material on stereotyping https://www.facinghistory.org/holocaust-human-behavior/little-boxe

Fatal Journeys Volume 4: Missing Migrant Children

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(2019) from the International Organization for Migration (IOM’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre- download report)

First Book

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Providing equal access to quality education for kids

Five Ways to Celebrate the World Day for Cultural Diversity

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Flores Figueroa vs United States

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Supreme Court ruling (October 2008) victory that removed the threat of frivolous prosecution from some 7 million undocumented workers in the United States

Generation Citizen

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Believes all students have the right to a civics education that prepares them to participate in our democracy.

Girl Rising

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Power of storytelling to change the way the world values girls and their education

Global

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Action Week for Education 2019 Student and Teacher Guide Sustainable Development Goal 4 (United Nations)

Global Boston: Eras of Migration

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Global Detention Project

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Engaging Governments on Alternatives to Immigration Detention – Working Paper No. !4 July 2016 -  live.s3.amazonaws.com/9ef08b826fe4440f88949a29bb86bbb1?sessionId=3819557539213234443&participantId=300027

Global Oneness Project

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Stories are great entry points to introduce students to global issues and cultures

Global Thinking and Global Competency:

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How to be a Global Thinker (2017) Educational Leadership-The Global-Ready Student-How to Be a Global Thinker Veronica Boix Mansilla.pdf; Global Thinking,; see video of Boix Mansilla https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=547&v=mC21OAm1N0U&feature=emb_logo

Global Violent Deaths 2017

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(Small arms survey—violence monitoring group) http://www.smallarmssurvey.org/about-us/highlights/2017/highlight-gvd-report.html

Global Witness

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12/30/17 (environmentally forced migration -147 environmental defenders killed in 2017) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/ng-interactive/2017/jul/13/the-defenders-tracker;

Groundswell Movement

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Harvard Educational Review

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Special Issue (Fall 2015) “Dissolving Boundaries: Understanding Undocumented Students’ Educational Experiences” ; Special Issue (Fall 2011) “Immigration, Youth, and Education”  http://hepg.org/her-home/issues/harvard-educational-review-volume-81-number-3/herarticle/editors%E2%80%99-introduction_826; Special Issue (Fall 2001) “Immigration and Education” http://hepg.org/her-home/issues/harvard-educational-review-volume-71-issue-3/herarticle/_116

Harvard Graduate School of Education

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Education Now YouTube series playlist; (summer 2020) “From Neither Here Nor There: Sociologist Roberto Gonzales on the predicament of undocumented young people;”

Healing Childhood Trauma

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Meditation tape by Dr. Pat Webbink, Ph.D.

Hear Our Voices

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Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants-PICUM

Historical Thinking Concepts

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Historical, Literary, & Scientific Perspectives

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Resources; Thousands are Sailing: Irish Immigrants’ Letters from the 19th Century, https://reimaginingmigration.org/thousands-are-sailing-irish-immigrants-letters-from-the-19th-century/; The Emigrant’s Farewell https://reimaginingmigration.org/primary-source-the-emigrants-farewell/;  Educators Guide and Moving Stories App https://reimaginingmigration.org/moving-stories-educators-guide-home/; A Culturally Responsive Guide to Fostering Inclusion of Immigrant-Origin Students https://reimaginingmigration.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Inclusive-Curriculum-V9-24Sept2018.pdf; Learning Arc, https://reimaginingmigration.org/framework-and-learning-arc/; Creating a home for all https://reimaginingmigration.org/curriculum-unit-migration-creating-a-home-for-all/#next; Culturally responsive teaching checklist, https://reimaginingmigration.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Culturally-Responsive-Teaching-Checklist_Re-Imagining-Migration.pdf; Culturally Responsive Guide to Fostering the Inclusion of Immigrant-Origin Students, https://reimaginingmigration.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Inclusive-Curriculum-V9-24Sept2018.pdf; Latinx Authors: 7 Must Read Books, https://sharemylesson.com/blog/latinx-authors-7-must-read-books-1;  5 Resources for Exploring Anti-Immigrant Prejudice https://reimaginingmigration.org/what-did-i-just-hear-5-resources-for-exploring-anti-immigrant-prejudice/; Migration Framework: Questions to ask when teaching stories of migration https://reimaginingmigration.org/migration-framework-questions-to-ask-when-thinking-about-stories-of-migration/; Talking and Teaching about Walls and Borders; Separated Children at Border; and more.

Honesty for Ohio Education

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Great resources defining CRT and more

Honor the Earth

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Indigenous Vision for a Sustainable Future resources, films of prayerful resistance - pipeline, music “Down in the River to Pray,” “No More Pipeline Blues (On this Land Where We Belong)

How Much Racism Do You Face Every Day?

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(1/20/20)

How to Handle Disinformation

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A slide show by A Long Talk Universe

Human Rights

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Free E-course

I Learn Library

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A human library inspired by stories and film; Immigrant Connections: Supporting Educators and Organizations (6/12/20) Engaging Immigrant & English Learner Families in a Virtual World: 10 Lessons Learned

Illuminatives

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Resources, advocacy Indigenous Peoples’ Day Lesson Plan

Immigrant Entrepreneurship

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(2016)

Immigrant Learning Center

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Immigrant Legal Resource Center (Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service)

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Congressional and Media Advocacy Guide & Immigrant Leadership Training Curriculum - - https://www.ilrc.org/sites/default/files/resources/immigrant_leadership_training_curriculum.pdf

Immigrant and Refugee Children

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Guidebook for educators and school support staff https://offices.depaul.edu/diversity/advocacy/Documents/im_uac-educators-guide_2016.pdf

Immigrants Rising

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(entrepreneurs)

Immigration History Research Center

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Of University of Minnesota (Immigrant stories and history) Immigration Syllabus; https://cla.umn.edu/ihrc; How to Immigrate to the US https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1eIDteoJgugS1BNMlVha01fLWc/view; Refugees and Asylum Seekers https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1eIDteoJgugUUo4NGxwNHQxdkU/view; The Immigrant Stories Project https://cla.umn.edu/ihrc/immigrant-stories; MN Digital Library https://mndigital.org/

Immigration Policy

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(2005) Fencing in Failure: Effective Border Patrol is Not Achieved by Building More Fences -  Jason Ackleson, Ph.D.

Immigration Timeline

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A timeline showing forces behind immigration and their impact on the immigrant experience; https://www.history.com/topics/immigration/immigration-united-states-timeline

Immigration’s Role in Building a Strong American Economy

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(2013)

Indykids!

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 https://vialogues.com/vialogues/play/12173/ and http://www.indykids.org/docs/IndyKidsTeachingGuide54.pdf

Informed Immigrant

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https://www.informedimmigrant.com/; https://www.informedimmigrant.com/resources/

Initiative for Child Rights

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Resources

Initiative on Immigration & Education

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CUNY-IIE Learn, Act, & Advocate by Cynthia Caravajal

Institute for Immigration Research

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A multidisciplinary research institute at George Mason University; Immigration Data on Demand, https://iir.gmu.edu/idod/idod_immigrantprofiles

Institute for Immigration, Globalization and Education

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Part of UCLA

Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture

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(ISPRC) at Boston College Racial Trauma Toolkit

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

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(Study) Qué esperamos del futuro?: Detención migratoria y alternativas a la detencion en las Americas

https://idcoalition.org/publication/informe_regional_americas_2017

Inter-agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crisis (IAWG)

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https://iawg.net/resource/page/4/; Advocacy Brochure (August 2016):; Ideo.org A lesson in optimism for World Refugee Day (2016) https://www.ideo.org/perspective/a-lesson-in-optimism

Internal Displacement Monitoring Center

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Global Report on Internal Displacement 2019

International Detention Coalition

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(UNHRC) (1/25/22) Using Alternatives to Detention (ATD) as a Systems Change Strategy, (10/20/15) Limiting Detention Highlighted at UNHCR ExCom; Children Deprived of Liberty - The United Nations Global Study

International Rescue Committee

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(articles, stories, support from famous people); https://www.rescue.org/article/most-read-international-rescue-committee-stories-2017

Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation

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Documentary films, curriculum and free resource materials of courage, endurance, struggle and victory against the Nazis during WWII

Journal of Pedagogy, Pluralism and Practice

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Vol. 9: Iss.1, Article 15. "Diverse Experiences and Complex Identities: A Resource Archive of Artists’ and Educators’ Works," by Vivian María Poey, Berta Rosa Berriz, Amanda Claudia Wager (2017):

Journeys in Film

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Educator guides for learning through film,

Kids in Need of Defense

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(KIND) – www.supportkind.org; (Fair Day in Court Act of 2018) https://supportkind.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Fair-Day-in-Court-for-Kids-Act-of-2018-2-pager.pdf

Know Your Rights Guidebooks

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Casa Maryland - http://wearecasa.org/resources/know-your-rights/, United We Dream, AFT – Immigrant and Refugee Children: A Guide for Educators and School Support Staff:; https://www.acluaz.org/sites/default/files/field_documents/aclu_border_rights.pdf

Language and Migration: Experience and Memory

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Symposium recordings Princeton U

Latin American & Iberian Institute

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K-12 Educators Teaching US-Mexico Border

Latino Rebels

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(music, radio, films)

Latinx Talk:

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Research, commentary, and creativity that fosters critical dialogues

Law at the Margins

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http://lawatthemargins.com/ (webinar)

Learning for Justice

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(Formerly Teaching Tolerance) Resources, lesson plans

Lessons from Literature

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For prevention of violence by using books and materials to facilitate discussion and build awareness.

Lincoln Center Activate

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Educational platforms and seminars

Living Undocumented: High School, College and Beyond

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Making Caring Common Project,

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Harvard Graduate School of Education; Resources for Educators https://mcc.gse.harvard.edu/resources-for-educators/

Manufactured Misery at the Tijuana Border Crossing

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Article about reality at the border by Leonard Cavise (9/28/19)

Mariposas Chapel Hill- Carrboro

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Personal stories

Martha’s Vineyard Museum Oral History Channel

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Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition

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(MIRA)

Media Voices for Children

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(an internet news agency for children’s rights)

Meet the Journalist: Perla Trevizo on Guatemalan Migration

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(4/22/19) See The Lost Generation

Memory Project

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Invites young artists around the world to create portraits as gifts to children facing challenges

Migrant Voice & MiFriendly Cities

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Stories from migrants in UK

Migration Policy Institute

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(MPI)  http://www.migrationpolicy.org/; research; 8/12/19 Rethinking U.S. Immigration Policy: Building a Responsive, Effective Immigration System: https://www.migrationpolicy.org/multimedia/rethinking-us-immigration-policy-building-responsive-effective-immigration-system; A Profile of U.S. Children with Unauthorized Immigrant Parents: https://www.migrationpolicy.org/research/profile-us-children-unauthorized-immigrant-parents; Largest US Immigrant Groups over Time 1960-Present https://www.migrationpolicy.org/programs/data-hub/charts/largest-immigrant-groups-over-time; My (Un)documented Life resources: https://mydocumentedlife.org/; Revving Up the Deportation Machinery Enforcement under Trump and the Pushback (May 2018) https://www.migrationpolicy.org/research/revving-deportation-machinery-under-trump-and-pushback; (2006) Labor force trends http://www.migrationpolicy.org/research/immigrants-and-labor-force-trends-future-past-and-present

Migration and Asylum Open Society Foundation Projects

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Migration: Creating a Home for All

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Lessons by Kristen Fox, teaching Fellow of Re-Imagining Migration

Mijente

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Community Defense Zone Starter Guide-; Chinga la Migra/Abolish ICE (video)

Model Campus Safe Zones Resolution Language

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(K-12); (Colleges & Universities) https://www.nilc.org/issues/immigration-enforcement/campus-safe-zones-language-college/

More in Common

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To understand the forces that divide us

Movement Strategy Center

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Making Space Making Change Profiles of Youth-Led and Youth-Driven Organizations

Museum of Tolerance

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Programs, PD workshops

My Name, My Identity Campaign

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My Name Identity: A declaration of self [see What’s in a Name? Borders to Bridges curriculum]

Narrative4

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Works in 4 continents 12 countries and 18 US states for story exchange to build empathy 

National Association of School Psychologists

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https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources/school-safety-and-crisis/war-and-terrorism/supporting-refugee-students -

National Congress of American Indians  –

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Becoming Visible Report (2019); Illuminatives; Indigenous Peoples’ Day Lesson Plan

National Education Association (NEA)

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neaEdjustice.org

National Gallery of Art

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Lesson plans, resources

National Institute for Latino Policy

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National Museum of African American History & Culture

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Making African America: A Symposium on Immigration and the Changing Dynamics of Blackness – various sessions

National Public Radio (NILP)

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(NPR) broadcast, news, podcast (also see Arts Resources)

10/28/22 Video interview and transcript on Science Friday of Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants

9/30/21 The Racist Legacy Of Early Immigration Law Is Still Alive Today

6/29/21 Yes, Immigration Courts Are Political scroll to podcast; update go to SEARCH, put in Immigration; Radiolab presents: Borders Trilogy (3/23/18 to 10/18/20)

9/22/20 (Whistleblower Nurse in ICE Jail Alleges Forced Sterilization & Neglect Amid 8th COVID Death)

8/6/20 Ending 'Asylum As We Know It': Using Pandemic To Expel Migrants, Children At Border

7/13/20 Romeo & Juliet In Rwanda: How A Soap Opera Sought To Change A Nation

6/18/20 How DACA Has Transformed The Lives Of Dreamers — And Their Communities

8/15/19 ICE Raids In Mississippi Last Week Left Some Children Without Parents

6/28/18 (warning government ill equipped to reunite families – fresh air)

Codeswitch (2/28/18) A House Divided By Immigration Status

(many other resources)

(alt.latino Latinx Arts and Culture - music)

National UnDACAmented Research Project (NURP)

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Professor Roberto Gonzales principal investigator

New American Economy

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Research and reporting of areas impacted by immigration policies (by state and area) also videos; https://www.newamericaneconomy.org/sites/all/themes/pnae/img/Immigrant_Workers_Brookings.pdf

New Immigrant and Refugee Visions (NIRV) –The Films (2019)

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Resources

New York Collective of Radical Educators

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New York Times

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The Learning Network; (7/30/20) Episode One (ongoing) of Nice White Parents podcasts reported by Chana Joffe-Walt - Guide; (7/26/20) Climate Migration; (7/30/19) An American Middle Schooler, Orphaned by Deportation - stories; 1619 Podcast series from New York Times. Also explore the full 1619 Project and the related article on "Why We Published the 1619 Project" also see article of attempt to block teaching 1619 in schools in the Guardian

New Yorker Magazine

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(and videos) on Immigration Issues (see Arts Resource List) (2/28/21) A Deportation Nightmare in the Bronx; (2/1/21) The Race to Dismantle Trump’s Immigration Policies; (1/18/21) Waking Up from the American Dream; (9/14/20) The Man Who Refused to Spy: The F.B.I. tried to recruit an Iranian scientist as an informant. When he balked, the payback was brutal.; (9/14/20) An American Writer for An Age of Division; (4/7/20) “When Your Inheritance Is to Look Away: My parents, immigrants from China, …”;(11/14/19) “A Young Girl’s Immigration Journey in ‘A Line Birds Cannot See’” with video; (8/5/19) “Best of Luck with the Wall” Puts the Borderlands Back in Context”; (6/4/19) “Ireland’s Strange Cruel System for Asylum Seekers (people in need of international protection”; “An Asylum Seeker’s Quest to Get Her Toddler Back: new video shows emotional toll of ongoing family separations”; (1/28/19) “How a Teen’s Death Has Become a Political Weapon: When a refuge killed a 14-year-old girl, Germany’s far right saw opportunity”; (8/24/18) “No One is Saver. No One is Served” by Dave Eggers; (6/18/18) “Danger even for naturalized citizens in US; (1/5/18) “Deportation death sentence”; (1/1/18) “MS18 unaccompanied minors”; (4/3/17) “The trauma of facing deportation”; (1/23/17) “El Salvador US gang members deported”

Newsela

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Instructional Content Platform, reading engagement

No Human is Illegal: ¡Ningún Ser Humano es Ilegal!:

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An Educators Guidebook for Addressing Immigration in the Classroom (2006) -

North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA)

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(3/8/21) Undoing Trump-Era Policies is Not Enough to Transform the Immigration System; (2/26/21) Diana Ortiz, Survivor and Witness of the Guatemalan Genocide (1975-2021); The Aid Paradox (4/1/19) news/2019/04/03/aid-paradox; reporting on the Americas Volume 50, 2018 - Issue 2: Eye of the Storm: Capitalism, Colonialism, and Climate Change in the Caribbean  (USAID death and displacement article by Victoria McKenzie and Steven Cohen, pp. 128-138) https://doi.org/10.1080/10714839.2018.1479458; (Puerto Rico by Marie Cruz Soto In Vieques, Life Amid Devastation pp. 160-162) https://doi.org/10.1080/10714839.2018.1479472; (Puerto Rico The Development Paradox by Zaire Z. Dinzey-Flores pp.163-169) https://doi.org/10.1080/10714839.2018.1479479; (Puerto Rico – Ruin Nation by Hilda Lloréns, pp. 154-159) https://doi.org/10.1080/10714839.2018.1479468

Office of the Historian

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“Milestones in History of Foreign Relations” Chinese Immigration and the Chinese Exclusion Acts 1866-1898

One Action 2016: arts & immigration project

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Related arts and culture immigrant resources

Origins of Central American refugee crisis

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(2014) radio program by historian Lois Rudnick on Santa Fe Radio Café

Out of Eden Learn

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From Project Zero Harvard Graduate School of Education free online program for students aged 3-19 custom built, social media platform, students of similar ages from diverse geographical and socioeconomic settings come together for collective learning experiences; Special Learning Journey: Stories of Human Migration https://s3.amazonaws.com/outofeden/OOEL_Stories+of+Human+Migration.pdf

Partnership for a New American Economy

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Fact Sheet

Partnership of the Purse

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2014)

Penn Graduate School of Education

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Perspective on Urban Education, Immigration Issues in Urban Schools, Vol. 6, #1. Spring 2009.

Pew Research Center

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(6/3/19) Key findings about U.S. immigrants – more immigrants than any other country in the world; (1/16/19) How Americans see illegal immigration, the border wall and political compromise http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019/01/16/how-americans-see-illegal-immigration-the-border-wall-and-political-compromise/; (2/8/18) Rise in ICE arrests in 2017 http://www.pewresearch.org/topics/immigration/; http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2018/02/08/ice-arrests-went-up-in-2017-with-biggest-increases-in-florida-northern-texas-oklahoma/; (rise in immigration central triangle -2017) http://www.pewhispanic.org/2017/12/07/rise-in-u-s-immigrants-from-el-salvador-guatemala-and-honduras-outpaces-growth-from-elsewhere/; http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/09/25/key-facts-about-unauthorized-immigrants-enrolled-in-daca/; (population growth 2017) http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/03/08/immigration-projected-to-drive-growth-in-u-s-working-age-population-through-at-least-2035/; (11/2/17) where refugees settle http://www.pewglobal.org/interactives/where-have-refugees-settled-in-the-u-s/; (5/18/16) 5 facts about the U.S. rank in worldwide migration https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/05/18/5-facts-about-the-u-s-rank-in-worldwide-migration/; (immigration law history and statistics 2015) http://www.pewhispanic.org/2015/09/28/chapter-1-the-nations-immigration-laws-1920-to-today/; (chapter two) http://www.pewhispanic.org/2015/09/28/chapter-2-immigrations-impact-on-past-and-future-u-s-population-change/ (chapter 3) http://www.pewhispanic.org/2015/09/28/chapter-3-the-changing-characteristics-of-recent-immigrant-arrivals-since-1970/; (chapter 4) http://www.pewhispanic.org/2015/09/28/chapter-4-u-s-public-has-mixed-views-of-immigrants-and-immigration/; (chapter five) http://www.pewhispanic.org/2015/09/28/chapter-5-u-s-foreign-born-population-trends/

Physicians for Human Rights –

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Reports and resources psychological and medical health of asylum seekers – Not just trauma, torture: new report 

Planning to Change the World

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A Plan Book for Social Justice Teachers (2016-2017) – (sample) , www.justiceplanbook.com, http://www.rethinkingschools.org/proddetails.asp?ID=9780942961874

Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM)

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Point Made Learning

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Resources, films, games for increasing awareness, empathy, understanding, exploring race and equity

Practice Advisory: The Legal Authority for “Sanctuary” School Policies

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ProCon.org

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Pros and cons about controversial issues

Project Zero

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(Harvard Graduate School of Education); Learning and Community in a Time of Crisis (4/16/20); At Home with PZ learning activities; Observational Drawing; Agency by Design maker-centered learning; Digital Citizenship Curriculum; Thinking Routines Matrix; Out of Eden Learn free online program for students aged 3-19 custom built, social media platform, students of similar ages from diverse geographical and socioeconomic settings come together for collective learning experiences; and many more tools

Public Broadcasting System (PBS) News Hour

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Includes transcripts and videos: Daily News Lessons from the PBS NewsHour Classroom (example: Native American history through one Wampanoag family’s journey for truth; (current immigration agenda – many articles and videos) Immigrant Nation and other films; https://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/; Understanding immigration reform Lesson Plan; “Will U.S.-Mexico deal reduce immigration? A report from 2 borders” 6/10/19;”WATCH: Trump’s family separation policy under scrutiny in House hearing”  2/6/19;  “Documenting Hate: Charlottesville”  (8/7/18); (Separated: “Children at the Border” Includes transcript (7/31/18) https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/separated-children-at-the-border/transcript/; What constitutional rights do undocumented immigrants have? (6/25/18); “Child Labor Trafficking” 4/24/18; “Trafficked in America” (4/24/18);

American Stories: Teens and Immigration” (1/30/18);  Why teachers are training themselves to be ‘dreamer’ allies; In the Mix: Teen immigrants; Newhour: How Schools are Dealing with Post-Election Fallout (11/11/16)

Puerto Rico Syllabus

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Essential tools for critical thinking about Puerto Rican debt

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting,

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(articles, videos, photos, lessons) 10/19/21 Moving Migrants: Examining Intersections of Climate, Migration, and Gender lesson;; Broken Border https://pulitzercenter.org/projects/broken-border; https://pulitzercenter.org/builder/lesson/back-school-catching-world-26553 (also see Perla Trevizo lesson plans, videos, etc. https://pulitzercenter.org/builder/lesson/lost-generation-learning-about-family-migration-indigenous-villages-guatemala-26764; videos A Lost Generation: Learning about Family Migration from Indigenous Villages in Guatemala https://pulitzercenter.org/projects/lost-generation#quicktabs-project_content; Migration and Refugees https://pulitzercenter.org/migration-and-refugees; (4/5/19) The Dream Homes of Guatemalan Migrants, https://pulitzercenter.org/reporting/dream-homes-guatemalan-migrants; Bringing Stories Home https://pulitzercenter.org/bringing-stories-home; Between Borders: American Migrant Crisis https://pulitzercenter.org/reporting/between-borders-american-migrant-crisis (2015) under 25-minute video by filmmakers Brent and Craig Renaud documenting journey of unaccompanied minors traveling the dangerous 2000 miles journey from Honduras to US (some scenes may be inappropriate for students). Why They Flee: Understanding the Migration of Minors Lesson Plan https://pulitzercenter.org/builder/lesson/why-they-flee-understanding-migration-minors-16374

RAW Art Works

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Youth arts organization, rooted in art therapy. At its core, RAW believes that all kids should be seen and heard and that everyone has a story to tell. Lynn, MA. Real to Reel Film School (video “Home”)

Race Bridges Studio

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Lesson plans and activities using stories to discuss race and inclusion; www.SusanO’Halloran.com

Radio Ambulante

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Variety of episodes in Spanish and English Mothers of the Desert, etc.

Re-imagining Migration

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(UCLA) (4/14/21) Connecting-Engaging Guide; Teaching Efrén Divided Supporting Quality Teaching; Framework Arc of Learning a-framework-of-opportunity/; 1/29/21 Re-imagining the role of Black migrations in U.S. History; Re-imagining Migration Moving Stories in the Classroom; Climate change and the migrant caravan; (3/13/20) Building relationships with ELL students and newcomers: A conversation with Emily Francis; 2/21/20 (Xenophobic Bullying in Schools: Roots of the Cause) (Addressing Xenophobia with Culturally Responsive Schools)

ReVista

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Harvard Review of Latin America (winter 2107 issue Displacements) published by David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS); (2016  El Salvador) https://revista.drclas.harvard.edu/book/el-salvador-spring-2016

Reading list on immigration for 3rd to 5th graders

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Suggest by contributing educator Emily Gross: Peppe the Lamplighter by Ted Lewin and Elisa Bartone; Mama's Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation  by Edwidge Danticat, Leslie Staub (Illustrator); Landed by Milly Lee, Yangsook Choi (Illustrator); Going Home by Eve Bunting, David Diaz (Illustrator); Fionna’s Lace by Patricia Polocco

Refugee Educator Academy (REA)

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Part of the Center for Learning in Practice

Refugee Integration Program with Battery Dance

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Teacher training and workshops

Refugee Studies Center

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Multidisciplinary research on forced migration

Research, Education and Action to create Change and Hope (REACH)

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An initiative of the Harvard Graduate School of Education with articles, research, resources and curriculum for K-12 educators. 2/25/21 Creating Change in Real Time; (2019) The Purposes of Refugee Education: Policy and Practice of Including Refugees in National Education Systems; Topics include: Resources for Educators; Integration and Belonging; Conflict Transformation; Globalization & Migration; Quality Education; blog

Resistance School

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Marshall Ganz on Public Narrative , https://www.resistanceschool.com/coaching-videos, https://www.resistanceschool.com/session-one-overview/

Resources for

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Resistance 

Rethinking Schools

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https://zinnedproject.org/materials/a-lesson-on-the-japanese-american-internment/; https://zinnedproject.org/materials/the-other-internment/;(Muslims in the US) https://zinnedproject.org/2014/04/a-peoples-history-of-muslims-in-the-united-states/

Reyna Grande

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Mexican American author her books including Young Readers edition (English and Spanish), articles, radio interviews, video; “Immigrant Children Shouldn’t Live in a Climate of Fear” (11/6/18) http://msmagazine.com/blog/2018/11/06/immigrant-children-shouldnt-live-climate-shame-fear/

Right Question Institute

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A democracy building resource

Rockville High School Design Immigration Exhibit

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At Beall-Dawson House

Salam Neighbor

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(2015) Wonderful Lesson Guide for teachers and students developed by Jill Stevens of 1001 Media and Living On One- teaser; purchase whole: https://livingonone.myshopify.com/collections/curriculums/products/syrian-refugee-curriculum-individual-use

Samantha Bee on Immigration

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(Swear words may be used) (9/23/20) It’s About Time We Banned Private Detention Centers Pt. 1 | Full Frontal on TBS), (Pt. 2); (11/6/19) Scaling The Border: The Not-So-Great Wall of America,; (7/24/19) Samantha Bee’s Full Frontal Presents Christmas On I.C.E.; “Immigrants Make Our Food” (8/15/18); “On immigration policy” (6/27/19); “Song on Immigration” (5 min)

Sanctuary Caravan

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(2018) response by New Sanctuary Coalition to support the Central American Caravan

Sanders Institute Immigration Fact Sheet

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(September 2017) Vox video DACA Explained

Save the Children Action Network

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Stop Mistreatment of Children at the Border

Say it Forward: A Guide to Social Justice Storytelling

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Edited by Cliff Mayotte and Claire Kiefer

School Library Journal & Facing History: Foundations for Future Voters

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(2017) Books on Democracy & Citizenship

Science Genius Program

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Uses the power of hip-hop music and culture to introduce youth to the wonder and beauty of science.

Seeing White

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Why? Where did the notion of “whiteness” come from? What does it mean? What is whiteness for? a deep dive into these questions, along with an array of leading scholars and regular guest Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika, in this fourteen-part documentary series, released between February and August 2017. Other episodes on climate change, gender issues on Scene On Radio

Shape of Home

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Lesson exploring diverse concepts of home by Teaching Tolerance now Learning for Justice

Share My Lesson

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Great resources, webinars and lesson plans

Share the Journey

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(Caritas Internationalis) Myths about Migration

Shared Studios

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Portals – technology to get face-to-face with someone in a distant portal

Showing Up for Racial Justice

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Racism 101: Understanding Race and Racism

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

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How do Native People and Nations Experience Belonging?

Social Justice Books

(see Teaching for Change) (multicultural and social justice books for children, YA)

Social Justice Movers & Shakers

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Free download. one hundred people whom we consider movers and shakers of social justice as a broad base of historic and contemporary activists for student research projects. From Enchanted Circle Theater teacher resource library.

Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research

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(SIETAREUROPA) See video podcasts in Arts and Antiracism Resources

Southern Poverty Law Center

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(SPLC)/ Teaching Tolerance; exposing anti-immigration organization: FAIR https://www.splcenter.org/fighting-hate/extremist-files/group/federation-american-immigration-reform; launching Immigrant Songs Initiative (2019) with the all-female mariachi band Flor de Toloache “El Corrido de David y Goliat” out on Chulo Records for outreach on immigrant rights https://www.splcenter.org/news/2019/02/22/splc-and-latin-grammy-award-winning-band-release-song-teaches-immigrants-their-rights

Spanish Education for Women

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For women committed to social justice (geared for immigration activists). Home-stay program in Mexico

Speaking Truth to Youth

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Many short videos for inspiration – example Robin Wall Kimmerer short video 6/8/21; also lesson plans

Stanford History Education Group

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(Reading Like an Historian) 

Storytellers for Change

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Students’ Right to Their Own Writing

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Supporting Immigrants in Schools

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(2019) Resource Guide and video listings guide to K-12 literature, videos and films

Teachers Against Child Detention

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Teachers Pay Teachers

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PreK-12 books and lesson plans search immigration

Teaching Tolerance

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(July 2020) Speak Up At School: How to respond to everyday prejudice, Bias, and Stereotypes; (3/20/20) How to Respond to Coronavirus Racism: As COVID-19 infections increase, so too does racism and xenophobia. Use our “Speak Up” strategies to let people know you’re not OK with racist or xenophobic comments about coronavirus or anything else.; (11/7/19) DACA Is in the Supreme Court. How About Your Classroom? https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/daca-is-in-the-supreme-court-how-about-your-classroom; (Spring 2019) The Rhythm of Resilience https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/spring-2019/the-rhythm-of-resilience; (Fall 2018 Issue 60) The School-to-Deportation Pipeline: Is your school putting undocumented students at risk? Tolerance.org; (June 2018) Lesson plans – Exploring the Histories of El Salvador and Guatemala with Literature; https://www.teachingcentralamerica.org/exploring-history-central-american-literature; The Roots of Immigration from El Salvador and Current Policy Debates; https://www.teachingcentralamerica.org/immigration-from-el-salvador; Introduction to Central America https://www.teachingcentralamerica.org/introduction-to-central-america; On Border: https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/teaching-on-the-border; (3/26/18) March for Our Lives for educators https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/five-things-for-educators-to-keep-in-mind-after-march-for-our-lives; (Spring 2017) http://www.tolerance.org/magazine/number-55-spring-2017/feature/immigrant-and-refugee-children-guide-educators-and-school-su; (3/9/17) Support Students from Immigrant Families, https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/support-students-from-immigrant-families; 10 Myths About Immigration - http://www.tolerance.org/immigration-myths

Teaching Tolerance: Classroom Resources

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Teaching Tolerance: Digital Literacy Framework

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Lesson Plans K12; (Summer 2015 toolkit for learning from the inside) https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/summer-2015/toolkit-for-learning-from-the-inside

Teaching Tolerance: Shape of Home

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Lesson exploring diverse concepts of home by Teaching Tolerance

Teaching for Change

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http://www.teachingforchange.org/; Debunking 8 Myths About Why Central American Children Are Migrating, (by David Bacon) https://www.teachingcentralamerica.org/debunking-8-myths-about-why-central-american-children-are-migrating; Unaccompanied Migrant Children from Central America: Context, Causes and Advocacy Responses, American University (2014) https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2524001; List of films and resources on Central America: How Many Central Americans of Note Can You Name?; Resistance 101 http://www.teachingforchange.org/resistance101; SocialJusticeBooks.org (booklists, reviews, articles); Challenge Islamophobia with Education 2019 https://www.teachingforchange.org/challenge-islamophobia; (Roots of Immigration -When we were young/there was a war 2018) http://www.teachingcentralamerica.org/immigration-from-el-salvador; http://www.centralamericanstories.com/;(2018 Caribbean Connection free download Puerto Rico) http://www.teachingforchange.org/books/our-publications/caribbean-connections/puerto-rico http://www.teachingforchange.org/challenge-islamophobia-education; quiz yourself on Central America  http://quiz.teachingforchange.org/central-america; (Black Muslims in the US) https://www.teachingforchange.org/black-muslims

Tenement Museum

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Bringing American Immigration Stories to Life; https://www.tenement.org/blog/miriams-top-ten-immigration-book-reccomendations/

Texas Civil Rights Project

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https://texascivilrightsproject.org/ (6/22/18 legal update post Exec Order webinar) https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_s43uKrhOT4iWF2Wq5s7plg

The Affirmation Asylum Process

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Explains legal entry to US for asylum seekers (law)

The Awakening Educator - The New Age of Education

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(2019-present) podcast on topics relevant to education focus on trauma, cultural responsibility, social-emotional learning, etc. with co-hosts Susan Andrien & Megan Sweet, educators; YouTube; (5/10/20) Freedom School

The Debate on Dreamers: A Lesson Plan for Teaching about DACA

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(includes video)

The Emma Lazarus Curriculum Project

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Part of the American Jewish Historical Society a Smithsonian Affiliate,

The Employment Effects of Mexican Repatriations: Evidence from the 1930’s

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The Exodus Institute

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Mobilizes private and international sectors to actively utilize its resources to address forced migration

The Freedom Stories Toolkit

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Multimedia resources from the Freedom Stories initiative

The Grammy Museum

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Gas lesson plans using music in non-music classes relevant to the topic; Teaching kindness and empathy through music Je te vois : I see you by Caroline Little a unit for French 2 – Freshman and Sophomore Grades; Lindsay Mirabella Music and Lyrics: Societal Reflections and Influence https://www.grammymuseum.org/assets/doc/Lindsay-Mirabella-2018-442a5c6e8b.pdf

The Hechinger Report

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Covers inequality and innovation in education – journalism, stories, research, data; (12/3/18) Hundreds of thousands of people could lose their legal status. One hopes to graduate with his college degree first https://www.apmreports.org/story/2018/11/30/college-student-temporary-protected-status; 11/16/18 When do we talk about the migrant caravan? Now: 5 ways to discuss what’s happening at the US-Mexico border https://hechingerreport.org/opinion-when-do-we-talk-about-the-migrant-caravan-now/

The Long-Term Impact of DACA: Forging Futures Despite DACA’s Uncertainty:

Findings from the National UnDACAmented Research Project (NURP) by Roberto G.Gonzales, Sayil Camacho, Kristina Brant, Carlos Aguilar-Immigration Initiative Harvard Special Report 1,2019

The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble

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(2018) trailer of the film also has accompanying curriculum guidebook can be downloaded www.journeysinfilm.org

The On Being Project

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With Krista Tippett (numerous interviews see Podcasts in Arts Resources) (6/4/20) interview with Resmaa Menakem author of My Grandmother’s Hand: Racializing Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies; (3/15/18) Naomi Shihab Nye interview “Life is a Poem” [See Borders to Bridges Poetry, Prose, Short Fiction section]

The Role of Educators in a World on the Move

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Short video by Re-imagining Migration

The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma

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(music video 2016) Kinan Azmeh’s “Wedding” part of Sing With Me music videos that accompany the curriculum guidebook www.journeysinfilm.org.

The face of Latin American migration is rapidly changing. US policy isn’t keeping up

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Maps, Charts, Statistics that explain how America is a nation of Immigrants (and other map resources) – 9/15/20 (New Climate Maps Show a Transformed United States – climate migration); (7/26/20) Climate Migration; Latest Immigration Data and Impact (7/17/19) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2dmOnocYt4; UNHCR Infographics (2019) 70.8 million forcibly displaced people worldwide, https://www.unhcr.org/en-us/figures-at-a-glance.html; Migrant children in the US: The bigger picture explained (7/2/19 scroll to see Migrants Detained in US graph), https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44532437; Embattled Borderlands photojournalism environmental account of toll of the Border Wall on wilderness and humanity at the Mexican-US border http://storymaps.esri.com/stories/2017/embattled-borderlands/index.html (4/5/19) http://theconversation.com/the-face-of-latin-american-migration-is-rapidly-changing-us-policy-isnt-keeping-up-74959; (3/14/19) Part of Us: A Data-Driven Look at Children of Immigrants (One-Quarter of US Children Are Children of Immigrants) https://www.urban.org/features/part-us-data-driven-look-children-immigrants; (3/14/19) Visualizing Trends for Children of Immigrants http://apps.urban.org/features/children-of-immigrants/; Children of Immigrants Data Tool http://webapp.urban.org/charts/datatool/pages.cfm; Map of economic impact of refugees in communities according to states https://www.newamericaneconomy.org/locations/; (1/11/19) charts fact check immigration statistics; https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/01/11/us/politics/trump-border-crisis-reality.html; Largest US Immigrant Groups over Time 1960-Present https://www.migrationpolicy.org/programs/data-hub/charts/largest-immigrant-groups-over-time; (migration refugee map) http://media.diercke.net/omeda/800/111035E_1_Erde_Migration.jpg; migration movement: http://meridianintl.co/attachment/full/interactive-map-of-migration-in-the-us/anthropology-and-human-geography-resources-some-maps-and-other.jpg; Foreign-born Share of the Population 1850-2015 Global Boston https://globalboston.bc.edu/index.php/home/eras-of-migration/; (7 maps in Spanish 11/28/18) https://www.bbc.com/mundo/noticias-internacional-46384408; (climate change map relating to Central American caravan 11/20/18); immigration graphs: https://www.google.com/search; https://climateandcapitalism.com/2018/11/20/new-maps-of-land-destruction-show-why-caravans-flee-central-america/; 37 maps that explain how America is a nation of immigrants (2/7/17) https://www.vox.com/2015/1/12/7474897/immigration-america-maps;

Through Culture We Resist: African Diaspora Cultural Arts & Social Justice

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Timeline of US Immigration Policy (1790-2013)

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(Timeline US intervention El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras) https://medium.com/s/story/timeline-us-intervention-central-america-a9bea9ebc148; (country profile Timeline) bbc.com

Together Rising

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(Virginia based) https://togetherrising.org

Topic

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Dreamer videos

TracImmigration

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New details on border patrol

Training for Racial Equity and Inclusion

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Toolkit

UCLA The Civil Right Project/ Proyecto Derechos Civiles

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UNICEF

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A Child is a Child: Protecting children on the move from violence, abuse and exploitation -; https://www.unicef.org/crc/files/UNICEF_CRE_Toolkit_FINAL_web_version170414.pdf

US Today Network

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(videos) The Wall; photos 2014 kids in detention https://www.azcentral.com/picture-gallery/news/politics/immigration/2014/06/18/first-glimpse-of-immigrant-children-at-holding-facility/10808687/

Unafraid Educators

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Part of the Immigrant Rights Organizing Committee of the Boston Teachers Union; https://unafraideducators.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/An-Educators-Guide-to-Learning-About-the-Experiences-of-Undocumented-People-compiled-by-BTU-Unafraid-Educators.pdf

Unconscious Bias in Schools: A Developmental Approach to Exploring Race and Racism

By Tracey A. Benson and Sarah E. Fiarman (2019)

UndocuAllies Initiative

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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

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(UNHRC), Rights of the Child- http://www.ohchr.org/en/professionalinterest/pages/crc.aspx; Vulnerability Screening Tool - Identifying and addressing vulnerability: a tool for asylum and migration systems: https://idcoalition.org/publication/view/identifying-and-addressing-vulnerability-a-tool-for-asylum-and-migration-systems; /https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxUpIjVdpRo; Viewpoint: refugee or migrant http://www. unhcr.org/en-us/news/latest/2016/7/55df0e556/unhcr-viewpoint-refugee-migrant-right.html; What is the most problematic area of migration coverage? (2013) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGQe89L6zPs

United States Customs and Border Protection

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Southwest Border Migration 2018

United We Dream

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(12/18/20) DACA is Back – resources to apply and financial aide, etc.; (7/16/20) Undocumented Under Covid video; Here to Stay Toolkit K-12, Higher Education Educators & Schools; A Portrait of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Recipients (DACA)

University of Massachusetts Boston

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Scholar Works at UMass Boston (2014) – Challenges facing MA Corrections Agencies http://scholarworks.umb.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1019&context=mspa_capston

Upheaval: Refugee Trek through Europe

(2017) by Navid Kermani, Moises Saman, Cambridge, UK: Policy Press

Uprooted: The Growing Crisis For Refugee and Migrant Children

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UNICEF - Uprooted_growing_crisis_for_refugee_and_migrant_children.pdf

Upstander Project

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Develops documentary films and curriculum that challenge false historical narratives – teacher guides for Bounty & Dawnland & Dear Georgina (Indigenous materials) & Co-exist teacher’s guide about genocide, colonialism, othering, bullying, and reconciliation.

 

ÂS NUTAYUNEÂN: CHKUWABONAKIK AKONUTOMAKONOL (We Still Live Here: Dawnland Stories) 2022

Urban Justice Center – Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project

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Using Graphic Novels to Teach about Migration,

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Webinar from Adam Strom of Re-Imagining Migration,

Vamos4PR

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Puerto Rico

Vanguard High School

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Great curriculum ideas from the Autobiography advisory project

Voice of Witness

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  • Free downloads of oral history curricula, Oral History Cookbook. Amplifying Unheard Voices (oral histories and accompanying lesson plans)
  • Solito, Solita; Cocina y Cultura- Oral History Cookbook; Indigenous Narratives in the Classroom: VOW’s New Curriculum Specialist Suzanne Methot
  • Oral History Resource Guide for ELL
  • Chasing the Harvest: Migrant Workers in California Agriculture (see Arts Resource List)

Volunteer Opportunities

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Border Servant Corp (Peace Lutheran Church) Las Cruces, NM

WE Library

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WOLA (Washington Office on Latin America)

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Research and advocacy organization advancing human rights in the Americas https://www.wola.org/; 12/19/19 “I Can’t Believe What’s Happening–What We’re Becoming”: A memos from El Paso and Ciudad Juárez; (2016) Children Under Threat: Fleeing Central America and Seeking Refuge. In Spanish with English subtitles -  https://vimeo.com/176193652; https://www.wola.org/analysis/children-fleeing-violence-central-america-face-dangers-mexico/

Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)

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Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas – (resources and fact sheets)

 

  • (6/15/20) Beyond the Wall: Borders Should Not Be Barriers to Human Rights video; with the Sheller Center for Social Justice resources for attorneys representing asylum seekers from Central America: Annotated Table of Contents Project
  • (10/22/18) Central American Caravan; advocacy for human rights.

 

(also see Service Organizations Resource List for more listings)

We Are America: Voices of the Nation’s Future

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Stories from Lowell High School with a national project

We Still Live Here

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(2011) film by Anne Makepeace Wampanoag language revival trailer; short

Dawnland Teachers’ Guide (film and curriculum above) ÂS NUTAYUNEÂN: CHKUWABONAKIK AKONUTOMAKONOL (We Still Live Here: Dawnland Stories) 2022

Western States Center

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To strengthen inclusive democracy so all people can live, love, work free from fear. Confronting White Nationalism in Schools.

What Part of Legal Immigration Don’t You Understand

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(2008) graphic chart

What is DACA and What Rights Do DACA Recipients Have?

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What is the Role of Educators in a World on the Move

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What kids should know about

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Race – Angélica Dass (5/2018)

What’s So Different Now? Everything. And Nothing.

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Kate Messner on Writing & Reading in the Trump Era (2020) article children’s books

When the Personal Becomes the Professional: Exploring the Lived Experiences of Syrian Refugee Educators

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(2019) article by Elizabeth Adelman in the Journal on Education in Emergencies

Who is born a US citizen?

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(2020 – History)

Women’s Refugee Commission

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Words Without Borders

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Expanding cultural understanding through translation of literature

World Health Organization

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Regional Office for Europe Immigration detention harms health long after release, alternatives should be used (short video), report

World Regional Geography

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By Caitlin Finlayson

World Savvy

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Global Youth Media and Arts Program: Immigration and Identity Collaborator’s Guide

Write. Right. Rite. Series

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Jason Reynolds, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and co-writer of Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix (YA oriented) of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (2020) with Ibram X. Kendi- Grab the Mic Tell Your Story in the Library of Congress

YES! Magazine

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Youth in Front

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(Advice on Leading Change from Experienced Youth Activists and Allies)

Zinn Education Project

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iChange Collaborative

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 Inclusivity consulting and educational programs to schools and community

iNation (Immigrant Nation) Media

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Amplifies the voices of immigrant communities

¡Colorín Colorado!

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A bilingual site for educators and families of English language learners. (7/26/20) Resources for Families: Talking About Racism; Featured Resource School Registration: ELLs and Immigrant Students http://www.colorincolorado.org/language-acquisition

“Belonging: When it comes to educating refugee students, it’s not enough to just teach them. Schools also need to help them feel welcome — and supported”

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Usable Knowledge Connecting Research to Practice supporting undocumented and mixed status families (2018); the UndocuAllies Initiative

“When I am a President of Guinea”: Resettled Refugees Traversing Education in Search of a Future

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(2017) article by Sarah Dryden-Paterson and Celia Reddick about resettled refugees’ aspirations cultivated through education

Attribution

The resource list was compiled by Lynn Ditchfield with contributions from:

  • Anita Botti
  • Cheri Cluff
  • Victoria Dryfoos
  • Camila Fernandez
  • Justen Foster
  • Anne Gallagher
  • Jill Gault
  • Shari Geistfeld**
  • Linda Graham
  • Marissa A. Gutierrez-Vicario
  • Julie Huff
  • Naomi Ostwald Kawamura
  • Rebecca A. McCarthy
  • Kevin McGrath
  • Jenik Munafo Khelalfa
  • Vivian Maria Poey
  • Guy Michel Telemanque
  • Rachel Toon
  • Vanessa Vento
  • Others

** - Special thanks

Funds to help support granted in part by:

  • Mass Cultural Council (MVLCC)
  • Martha’s Vineyard Vision Fellowship