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Museum of the African Diaspora


Celebrate Black History Month with Our Family Coalition on a tour of the latest exhibits at the Museum of the African Diaspora. Explore urban African arcitecture, the self-liberation of Haiti, and American Slave Narratives with a group of families just like yours!

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Resources for talking to our kids and students about the election


Right now, we are all being called to the work of explaining these difficult times to our children. There is uncertainty, division, and—most of all—fear. We are committed to supporting families and teachers to be the loving guides children need now. We have gathered some links and resources to guide you in your discussions with your family

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  • Virtual Town Hall for Trans Student Rights: #ShowUp4TransYouth

    Virtual Town Hall for Trans Student Rights: #ShowUp4TransYouth

    Dear Families, This afternoon the Trump administration rescinded guidance the Department of Justice had provided schools on recognizing and protecting transgender students. This further demonstrates their intention to roll back all of the pro-LGBT gains we have achieved over the years. Together we have fought and won too many recent legal battles to turn back now. And fortunately we’re […]

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  • Anti-LGBT Executive Order – Action Alert

    Anti-LGBT Executive Order – Action Alert

    Dear beloved community, As you may have heard, we are expecting an extremely destructive anti-LGBT Executive Order to be issued by the Trump/Pence regime any moment now. Under the guise of “religious freedom,” this order would not just legalize, but incentivize discrimination against LGBTQ individuals, families, women seeking health care, as well as unmarried heterosexual […]

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  • Civic Engagement for Families: Some Resources

    Civic Engagement for Families: Some Resources

    Here are some creative ideas and resources for all-ages learning about social change and civic engagement. We patterned the Fellowship Friday event on Solidarity Sundays, a nationwide network of feminist activist groups coordinating practical, focused, collective action to resist the Trump/Pence agenda. You can sign up to get information regularly, and then gather up a […]

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LGBT Families and Racial Justice

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  • Inclusive Lessonplans

    Our Family Coalition’s Fair Education Act site is a one-stop place for lessons and resources to support teachers in making history and social studies are more fair, accurate, inclusive, and respectful experience for all students. Lesson plans organized by grade level and topic.
  • Boy Scouts of America Lifts Ban on Gay Leaders

    Boy Scouts of America Lifts Ban on Gay Leaders This lesson provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the evolution of the Boy Scouts’ position on gay members and leaders, analyze Robert Gates’ recent speech on the issue and explore students’ own points of view by writing persuasive essays.

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  • The Sound of Silence in Football

    The Sound of Silence in Football In this lesson, students will discuss this inspiring football player, learn more about Derrick Coleman’s life and reflect on a story written by a deaf teenager.

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