Black Lives Matter at School Week, Feb. 3-7, 2020
Mark your calendar! The Black Lives Matter at School national week of action will be held from February 3-7th, 2020–and educators from coast to coast are organizing to make this the biggest coordinated uprising for racial justice in the schools yet.
In Seattle, the Black Lives Matter at School movement is fighting for these seven demands:
The lessons that educators teach during the week of action correspond to the 13 guiding principles of Black Lives Matter:
Monday: Restorative Justice, Empathy and Loving Engagement
Tuesday: Diversity and Globalism
Wednesday: Trans-Affirming, Queer Affirming and Collective Value
Thursday: Intergenerational, Black Families and Black Villages
Friday: Black Women and Unapologetically Black
Black Lives Matter at School Week Pledge
Click on the link below to: “Pledge to teach and support Black Lives Matter curriculum at my school during the Black Lives Matter at School Week February 3-7.” https://forms.gle/1YVufSjRADm6ihCt8
Black Lives Matter at School & Other Education Related Events!
Tuesday February 4: Diane Ravitch “The Fight to Save America’s Public Schools”, 7:30pm, Town Hall (1119 Eight Ave, Seattle 98101) https://townhallseattle.org/event/diane-ravitch-2020/
Thursday February 6: Black Lives Matter at School: Young, Gifted & Black student showcase, 5:30-7:30pm, Rainier Beach High School Performing Arts Center (8815 Seward Park Ave S, Seattle, 98118)