Toolkit on Organizing to Combat the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Strategies for Base-Building

Student Rights in School? There’s an App for That!

Student Rights in School? There’s an App for That!

This website and video provides an overview of the Student Rights App created by the Boston Student Advisory Council (BSAC) for the students of Boston Public Schools. This app is ... MORE

The Labor Community Strategy Center—Finally—Gets the Tanks and M-16s Out of the LA School System

The Labor Community Strategy Center—Finally—Gets the Tanks and M-16s Out of the LA School System

This May 2016 Huffington Post Blog from Eric Mann, Director of the Labor/Community Strategy Center, details the Strategy Center’s “ferocious uphill organizing” that removed military grade weapons from Los Angeles ... MORE

ACLU:  Gone Too Far: Our Kids in Handcuffs

ACLU: Gone Too Far: Our Kids in Handcuffs

ACLU has created a three-minute video introducing Kyle Thompson and his story. A succinct infographic framing Brown at 60 is also offered to add context to the video illustrating the ... MORE

ACLU Safe Classrooms Pledge

ACLU Safe Classrooms Pledge

This is a flyer resource which is effective in redesigning or re-imagining what effective leadership in schools could look like. Research proves that the presence of law enforcement doesn’t create ... MORE

Power Building Tips

Power Building Tips

Author: Youth Justice Coalition This document shares valuable tips for building community power – such as working with, not for people, consistency of meetings, aim for and celebrating small victories, ... MORE

FIERCE Ford Foundation Report

FIERCE Ford Foundation Report

The Educating + Recruiting + Engaging = Base Building formula is discussed in this report. FIERCE’s local base -building efforts presented are connection, follow up, and concrete opportunity to plug ... MORE

Building Your Power: Organizing 101 (Wellstone)

Building Your Power: Organizing 101 (Wellstone)

This PDF resource introduces the Wellstone Triangle encompassing aspects of leadership: community organizing, public policy, and electoral politics. This guide identifies components necessary for building power in communities and addresses ... MORE

TU: Lehman High School

TU: Lehman High School

This Teachers United testimonial was written by an educator who taught at Lehman when it was a much larger school (4200 students), and discusses the history of the school and ... MORE

Stanford’s Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities

Stanford’s Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities

This Online resource is devoted to data use and capacity building. The strategy presented by the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities is a three-pronged approach to facilitate ... MORE