14th Annual Northwest Teaching for Social Justice Conference
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Workshop sign ups will open on Sched on Thursday, October 21st at 7pm. Zoom links will be available through Sched on the day of the conference (10 minutes prior to sessions). To view the full conference program, visit nwtsj.org.
Questions? General Information can be found here. Or email conference organizers info@nwtsj.org 

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Saturday, October 23

9:00am PDT

10:30am PDT

Accountable Accomplices: Advocating for Authentic Restorative Justice in School Communities VirtualRachel Talasko An Ethnic Studies Primer VirtualTracy Castro-Gill • Amanda Hubbard • Jeff Stone Anti-Oppressive Elementary Social Studies: Avoiding Common Problems and Pitfalls VirtualKaty Swalwell • Noreen Naseem Rodríguez Breaking the Binary: Explore Ways to Deconstruct the Gender Binary in the Classroom VirtualCait Motter Confronting White Nationalism in Schools VirtualTereza Bottman • Adrienne van der Valk • Keisha Smith-Carrington • Kassandra Talbot Decolonizing Our Minds: Amplifying BIPOC Cultures to Inspire Responsible Action VirtualMarcelle Valladares • Jazelle Tribuani Determined to Stay: Exploring Concepts of “Home” to Connect Palestine and Our Students’ Lives VirtualSamia Shoman • Jody Sokolower Ed Policy Under Biden VirtualStan Karp • Michelle Fine From the New Deal to the Green New Deal: Stories of Crisis and Possibility VirtualSuzanna Kassouf • Matt Reed Intersections of Trauma Informed Care and Equity Work VirtualKathryn Stilwell • Alfonso Ramirez • James Thompson • Mandy Davis • Molly Kennedy Love Letters to Home VirtualKatharine Johnson Mathematizing Fairness, Empathy, and Justice with Mathematical Modeling VirtualJulia Aguirre • Jennifer Suh • Mary Alice Carlson • Elzena McVicar • Holly Tate • Erin Turner Nothing About Us Without Us: Integrating Principles of Disability Justice into Schools and Beyond VirtualSarah Arvey • Adina Rosenberg Place, Race, and Type 2 Diabetes: Untangling Outcomes VirtualJoan Griswold Seasonality and Indigenous Literature: Engaging with Time and Place Through Land-Based Learning Centering Indigenous Literature VirtualLaura Da' Teaching Social Justice in Science: Finding Support, Maintaining Focus VirtualLiza Finkel • Emily Bosanquet • Elliott Cameron • Stacy Meyer • Cheyenne Montgomery • Laura Waksman Teaching This Is My America with Kim Johnson VirtualAlison Schmitke • Kim Johnson We Are Water Protectors: Climate Justice for Elementary Students VirtualRachel Hanes What We Don't Know Can Hurt Us: A New Unit on Cancer Inequities VirtualAmy Lindahl • Reneé Agatsuma • Hanako Osuga “We Will Not Drown, We Will Fight”: Teaching Climate Change, Island Solidarity, and Indigenous Rights VirtualMoé Yonamine

12:00pm PDT

12:30pm PDT

1:00pm PDT

An Environmental Justice Tour of the Willamette River: Reimagining Portland's Fossil Fuel Sacrifice Zone VirtualTim Swinehart Beyond Adventure and Discovery: Anticolonial Literacy and Social Studies Curriculum VirtualLeilani Sabzalian • Alison Schmitke Building Units from Quality Texts for Spanish Immersion Classes VirtualAlejandra Nava Growing Intersectional Gender-Inclusive Biology Teaching VirtualLewis Steller • Sam Long • River X. Suh Humans of My Community: Honoring Stories of the Everyday Forgotten Humans VirtualChloé Avila • Elyse Newport In Collaboration with Families Toward a More Culturally and Linguistically Sustaining IEP Process VirtualRebecca Ray • Cristina Gomez Layers of Oppression at Washington State’s Hanford Nuclear Reservation: Teaching History Through the Eyes of Stakeholders VirtualAmy Hagopian • Liz Mattson Organizing for Critical Race Theory in Washington VirtualTracy Castro-Gill • Amanda Hubbard • Jeff Stone Reflecting on Anti-bias Education in Action: The Early Years VirtualDebbie LeeKeenan • John Nimmo • Nadia Jaboneta • Veronica Reynoso Rooted in Joy: Building Youth Power for Changemaking VirtualMari Ramirez • Cece Flanagan The Air We Breathe: Investigating Air Quality Data VirtualAmy Lindahl The Anti-Racist Mirror (ARM) Professional Development Series: Supporting Educators to Develop an Anti-Racist Orientation VirtualBrooke Brown • Julien Pollard • Grant Twyman • Lauren Okano The Color of Math: Ethnic Studies Identities VirtualShraddha Shirude • Akin Alston The Miseducation of… VirtualJayme Causey The Oregon Jewish Story: A Historical Evolution Toward Justice VirtualAndrew Duden • Amanda Coven Using DNA Technology to Exonerate the Innocent VirtualJeanne Chowning • Hanako Osuga We Are the Evidence: Writing Essays for Change with Young Students VirtualMark Hansen What’s Up with White Women? Unpacking Sexism and White Privilege in Pursuit of Educational Justice VirtualIlsa Marie Govan • Tilman Smith “Since Time Immemorial (STI)” Tribal Sovereignty Curriculum: Creative Ways to Infuse Tribal History into Your Classroom VirtualLaura Lynn

2:45pm PDT