Focus on building a community of safety and respect, inspire students to become activists, and learn about the foundations of racial justice work.

  • Building a community
    • Create ground rules as a Racial Justice Alliance
    • Write a mission statement
    • Use ice breaker activities to begin engaging in courageous conversations
  • Inspiring students to become activists 
    • Watch Montpelier High School’s RJA short film
    • Check out Youth United through Teaching Tolerance, to gain more examples of youth activists
  • Learning the foundations 
    • Provide baseline readings to begin RJA discussions and shared understandings
    • Watch the toolkit film [name]? and look at the paired discussion guide

September is Hispanic Heritage Month!