I value equality.
Unity is not uniformity. Stand with your rainbow of neighbors from every religion, race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, age, and ability. Out of many, we are one.
Action: Stand with students and their civil rights.
Write: Your local school district (look up)
Script: Dear Board of Ed., I’m writing to express my concern over Betsy DeVos’s changes to the Office for Civil Rights Case Processing Manual. These changes prevent appeals by parents and students who disagree with investigators’ findings. They also make it harder for students to provide information on civil rights complaints. I would like the Board to stand with students and challenge these changes. Please ensure every student’s rights are protected. Thank you.
Consider supporting these organizations working in education:
- Metropolitan Nashville Education Association
- R.E.A.C.H. Coalition
- Tennessee Students and Educators for Social Justice
And in civil rights:
For more, go to Americans of Conscience Action Checklist
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