Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action

Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action

February 3-7, 2020

 

What is Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action?

Black Lives Matter at Schools Week of Action began in Seattle, Washington at John Muir Elementary School in 2016. From there, educators in cities across the nation, began organizing a week to intentionally celebrate the lives of Black students, teachers and families. Cities including Seattle, Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C., Baltimore and Portland, Oregon!  

Black Lives Matter at Schools Week of Action consists of educators teaching lessons about systemic and structural racism, intersectional Black identities and Black history.



 How to Participate:

  • Read the PPS School Board Resolution
  • Teach a lesson in your class
  • Attend a Community Event
  • Sign-up for a Portland Association of Teachers Racial Equity professional development
  • Plan an event at your school 



 

Lesson Plans and Classroom Resources:

2020 Events

Monday,
February 3

Tuesday,
February 4

Wednesday,
February 5

Thursday,
February 6

Friday,
February 7

Wear your Black Lives Matter at School T-shirt!

Take a photo with your BLM gear and tag it #BLMWOAPDX

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hoodies Up

Roosevelt High School

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Building and Supporting   Black Student Unions

Panel Discussion

 

Viewing of "Another Day"

6:00-8:00 pm

da Vinci Middle School Auditorium

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Black Lives Matter at School Demands:

  • RECRUIT AND RETAIN BLACK TEACHERS

  • FULLY RESOURCED RESTORATIVE JUSTICE

  • ETHNIC STUDIES IN ALL GRADE LEVELS AND SUBJECTS

  • FUND COUNSELORS NOT COPS

  • END ZERO TOLERANCE

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 2020 Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action Events Map