Racial & Social Justice Are Education Justice
NEA is growing the movement to win education justice for our students, schools, and communities.
Students of every race, background, and zip code deserve the freedom to learn and pursue their dreams. NEA engages and mobilizes activists in the effort for racial, social, and economic justice in public schools and on campuses.
We are building and growing a community of activists committed to advancing social justice policies in public education.
“Public schools power our communities, but their strength depends on us addressing the systemic inequities that our students and communities face.”
Quote by: Rocío Inclán, Senior Director, NEA Center for Social Justice
Making Change in Schools
Ending racism, sexism, homophobia, and other systemic injustices in schools is critical to protecting the human and civil rights of all students. NEA’s toolkits are designed to be used by anyone advocating for the rights of students and educators, no matter where you are in your activism journey.
Supporting Racial Justice at School
Together, we can support educators, parents, and students to engage people across race and place for the schools and communities we all deserve — no exceptions.
Protecting Immigrants & Families
All students should have the freedom to learn without the fear of harsh immigration enforcement. Join our fight for fair and safe immigration processes for all families.
Defending LGBTQ+ Inclusion
All children and educators have a right to feel supported at school. Together, let’s demand safe and affirming schools for LGBTQ+ youth and educators.
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“The increase in the legal recognition of LGBTQ+ rights over the last decade—as well as the work to accept and celebrate their lives—means that educating our students about the history and realities of LGBTQ+ people is essential.”
Quote by: Amber Myrrh Ingram, ESL Elementary School Teacher, Orange, NJ
Tools for Racial & Social Justice
NEA has brought together these tools so our community of educators, activists, and community members can continue to defend the human and civil rights of all students.
Art for Activism
Art has the power to evoke emotion, deepening the impact of a movement.
Racial & Social Justice Resources
NEA has a number of resources to help you understand the issues and defend the civil rights of all students.
The Latest News
These movements are ever-changing. Keep up on the latest racial and social justice news from NEA.
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