Feliz año nuevo a tod@s.
We’re glad to be back after a rejuvenating winter break and excited to engage in new conversations with you! We begin the year by focusing on issues of civil rights and social justice that are meaningful to people everywhere, but particularly relevant to Latin@ and Latin American communities. This month we focus not only on how to teach young people about injustices, but more importantly offer ideas for how they can take a stand against it. In the next few weeks we’ll discuss how children and youth can push back against prejudice and discrimination in their lives and in broader society.
Our dedicated bloggers will tackle the question in a few ways:
- Alice, our children’s book reviewer, will focus on books that profile child activists who face and combat issues such as poverty and immigration rights
- Katrina, our En la Clase expert, will look at Latin@ children’s literature and how it can be used to teach about civil rights and to encourage student activism
- Charla, our WWW researcher, will share resources related to art through activism and children as activists.