June Civic Education Newsletter

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June 2021


As teachers finish out a unique and difficult school year, they face the responsibility of teaching through the ongoing democratic crisis and supporting their students to become lifelong civic participants. We welcome you to use these free resources shape an inclusive and culturally competent classroom.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice

This organization has created 36 lesson plans examining Asian American history for both history and ELA classrooms.

Asian American Racial Justice Toolkit

Developed by a coalition of Asian American grassroots organizations,, Grassroots Asian Rising, this toolkit seeks to address systemic racism in a highly intersectional way, including examinations of gender, colonialism, Islam, and more.

Learning for Justice

As we come into Pride Month following legislative attacks on our trans youth, it is important that our classrooms be inclusive. Here you can find guidance from Learning for Justice on serving LBGTQ+ students in the classroom.

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission

100 years after the deadly event that destroyed Black Wall Street, we still have not fully addressed or taught the racism in our country. The lesson plan includes photos, vocabulary, and some questions. Alternatively, students can watch a 20 minute video .

Reading is Resistance

During the HB 3979 Senate floor debate, the book “Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness” was touted as discriminatory and divisive. In actuality, it is a book which aims to teach white children about how to dismantle white supremacy. Click here for a lesson plan on the book.

*These resources are still being updated and not every link in each guide has been vetted by CDF-Texas. Please exercise discretion in identifying relevant & culturally responsive resources. Read more about intentional and equity-focused teaching in this moment here.

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