Educators Can't Ignore Immigrant Rights Issues

For her personal blog at An Educated Guess, TU Director of Organizing Hope Teague-Bowling addresses the question "Who can focus on Okonkwo’s motivations, SAT prep, or how to write a rhetorical analysis essay when you’re worried about whether or not your family will be picked up in an ICE raid at your apartment complex?"

Click on the title to go to Hope's blog and learn about ways that teachers and schools can advocate for their immigrant students.

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Supporting Undocumented Students

TU Director of Government Relations, Nate Bowling, shares information and video from the Tacoma Teacher Town Hall held on February 27th. At this public gathering of educators from across the South Sound, representatives from the ACLU, Northwest Immigrants Rights Project, and Washington Dream Coalition offered resources and insights and answered audience questions on advising students on how to deal with ICE. You can see more about the event on Twitter using #TacTownHall. 

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