As we move into 2020, we are at a crossroads. One future looks even more grim than what we have seen during the last three years of Donald Trump’s presidency: more children in cages, more white nationalism, more attempts to undermine public education, more attacks on women’s rights, and more signs that our climate is spinning out of control.
But there is another more hopeful future, one being brought to life by movements for social justice, which are gaining in strength. Rethinking Schools is part of these movements.
Your gift can contribute to a world built on principles of equality and ecology, with schools playing a key role in nurturing the skills and sensibilities to contribute to that future. You have generously supported the work of Rethinking Schools in the past, and I write now to ask for your continued help for the coming year.
We have ambitious goals for 2020: to publish a newly revised and expanded edition of Transforming Teachers Unions, promote new climate justice learning opportunities, support early-career teachers with anti-racist resources, and continue our work bringing social justice teaching to life.
Together, we can move this work forward and achieve our shared vision.