Teacher Programs

“White Privilege” and other Civil Rights conversations with Middle School Students

Originally aired on WFVX Fox Bangor on May 23, 2016 “On Monday, five hundred students from more than forty schools met in Augusta to open up about civil rights in our schools.” View the news footage Read more

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Students Discuss Civil Rights Issues at State Conference in Augusta

Originally aired on WABI on May 23, 2016 “Middle school and high school students from across the state met in Augusta today to discuss civil rights. The Civil Rights Team Project State Conference brings students together to discuss issues they see in their own schools.” View the news footage Read more

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Maine Civil Rights Team Project sparks conversation

Originally published in the Bangor Daily News on May 23, 2016 By Beth Brogan, Staff Writer “Asked to identify forms of privilege on Monday morning, middle school students from around the state started with what they see the most…” Full article Read more

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Sikh Captain America with students at the Civil Rights Team conference

Maine Voices: A Captain America for Civil Rights

Originally published in the Portland Press Herald on May 29, 2016 By Vishavjit Singh I flew from New York City to the Portland airport last Sunday for my first-ever trip to Maine. The first curious eyes I encountered upon arriving were not on my turbaned and bearded countenance, but on my checked piece of luggage,… Read more

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