#WeBuildEDU is a collaborative campaign from the Center for American Progress and EduColor that seeks to amplify the voices of educators of color into the design for what public education should look like in this unprecedented moment of racial justice and the recovery from the COVID-19 global pandemic. We aim to lift up voices of educators about their experiences during the crisis, to seek their ideas for redesign of public education that can withstand other mass disruptions to traditional schooling, to clarify how they would like to be involved in recovery planning in the near and long term, and to hear how the movement for racial justice has impacted their work. Through a combination of media, local organizing, and policy proposals, we will work to advance these ideas and connect decisionmakers with educators in their local communities and across the country.
The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan policy institute that is dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans, through bold, progressive ideas, as well as strong leadership and concerted action. Our aim is not just to change the conversation, but to change the country.
As progressives, we believe America should be a land of boundless opportunity, where people can climb the ladder of economic mobility. We believe we owe it to future generations to protect the planet and promote peace and shared global prosperity.
EduColor mobilizes advocates nationwide around issues of educational equity, agency, and justice. We amplify the works and ideas of students, educators, and communities of color through supportive on- and off-line networks and professional development.
We are an inclusive cooperative of informed, inspired and motivated educators, parents, students, writers and activists who promote and embrace the centrality of substantive intersectional diversity.
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