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Growing Leaders & Activists

NEA’s Human & Civil Rights Department works to prepare educators to lead confidently and consciously by focusing on a student-centered agenda and social justice issues that impact their students, schools and communities.

2016/2017 Minority Leadership and Women’s Leadership Training Programs Conference

NEA's hands-on training curriculum that prepares early career educators and emerging leaders to be powerful advocates for their students, their profession, and their Association.

Shareables

Find graphics and videos to share on social media.

Upcoming Events

Opportunities to become involved in HCR’s trainings, conferences, and activities that explore social justice issues and how they impact our schools and communities.


MORE VALUABLE RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS SUPPORTING DREAMERS


LOCATE SAFE ZONE SCHOOL DISTRICTS 
Sample resolution and district policy that can be used as a template or guidance for local school districts to create their own Safe Zones resolutions.


TAKE ACTION: STAND UP FOR OUR IMMIGRANT STUDENTS AND COMMUNITIES


Learn more about the work of educator activists in the fight for racial, social and economic justice in public education:


social media shareables

Find memes, videos, post cards, and posters to share as you advocate for social justice in your school and community here.


When A student Asks: Am I going to Die?

From Lily's Blackboard:

Hear from Flint, Michigan educators whose students have been drinking contaminated water - poisoned water - for over a year. Have they have been harmed in ways that might not show for years? Read more