DC Area Organizations and Resources for Teachers
Advocacy and Organizing
- Black Lives Matter DMV: a collective of organizers, activists, and artists in DC who work to combat anti-blackness and racialized oppression in all of its manifestations as experienced by Black and African diasporic people.
- Empower DC: A citywide, multi-issue, membership-based community organizing project.
- EmpowerED: An organization committed to building teacher empowerment in D.C.
- ONE DC: Organizing work that centers on popular education, community organizing, and alternative economic development projects.
- SNCC Legacy Project: veterans preserve and extend the legacy of SNCC.
Find more groups on the Washington Peace Center directory.
Children's Literature Reviews and Sources
Museums and Historic Sites
- Anacostia Community Museum
- Carter G. Woodson Home
- Center for Inspired Teaching: Trains teachers to provide high quality, engaging instruction.
- Critical Exposure: trains youth to use photography and advocacy to make real change in their schools and communities.
- Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop: uses books, creative writing, and peer support to awaken DC youth incarcerated as adults to their own potential.
- Split This Rock: youth poetry workshops and a slam team.
- Many Languages, One Voice: Fosters leadership and facilitates community-led initiatives to increase the meaningful inclusion of immigrants in the District of Columbia who do not speak English as their primary language.
- Words, Beats and Life, Inc: uses a holistic approach to youth and community development that involves Hip-Hop artists, scholars, educators, activists, and allies.