social justice

Asbestos still causing harm amid broken regulatory system

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This NewsHour lesson explores how the U.S. continues to import asbestos despite its lethal health impacts. Continue reading

Student Voice: For LGBTQ teens, ‘hope does exist’

Student Voice

Luke Hartman is an alumnus of Immanuel Christian and wrote this Student Voice piece for PBS NewsHour Extra in order to let all young people, including LGBTQ youth, know that they are loved and supported. Continue reading

Lessons from Martin Luther King Jr. for today

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Use this lesson on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to discuss dreamed of an America where people would “not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”  Continue reading

Student Voice: During teachers’ strike, LA school felt like a “ghost town”

Student Voice

Learn more about the Los Angeles teacher’s strike through the lens of LA high school senior Noor Aldayeh. Continue reading

Newark Youth Court brings introspection, not incarceration

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will learn about efforts underway to fix problems with the nation’s criminal justice system, including taking a closer look at what to do about teenagers who commit minor crimes. Continue reading

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