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Class Resources

Send us your ideas! How do you teach about immigration and the struggle for immigrant justice in the classroom? Beyond?

Resource List (under construction! Keep your ideas coming):

How Does it Feel to Be a Problem? by Moustafa Bayoumi

Chapter 1 details the story of an undocumented family from Syria who are living in Brooklyn pre and post 9/11.

Activities: A reading guide as students read chapter one can include several columns: 1 Action: what is happening to Rasha/her family? 2 What is her reaction? 3 What would your reaction be?

Closing reflection: What is unfamiliar to you about what we read today? What is familiar?

Teaching the Ethnic Studies debate


Zinn Education Project has plenty of resources, searchable by key word or theme, that address immigration, global movement, social movements, and more. Most resources are free of charge after you register


Teaching for Change has booklists and recommended materials on different subjects relevant to all classrooms, with American and international students.



All Immigrants Are Artists: Edwidge Danticat, author of Claire of the Sea Light, believes that “re-creating your entire life is a form of reinvention on par with the greatest works of literature.” by Joe Fassler in The Atlantic.
Images for your classroom!
I Exist!
by Julio Salgado

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