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Join the Campaign to Teach People’s History

November 7, 2018
Many non-profit education organizations get major corporate support. The Zinn Education Project (a project of Rethinking Schools and Teaching for Change) does not. We depend on individual donors and family foundations — and a lot of volunteers.
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Howard Zinn on Supreme Court vs. the Power of the People

October 15, 2018
As you know, the Senate just confirmed a new Supreme Court Justice, hand-picked by the far-right Federalist Society. For hope and solace, activists have turned once again to the words of Howard Zinn — to remind us that in the end, it is the power of the people that leads to real change.
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Whose History Matters | Zinn Education Project

Whose History Matters?

October 4, 2018
In 30 years of teaching, almost all my high school history students could name the fellow some say "discovered" America: Christopher Columbus. But none could name the people he supposedly discovered: the Taínos.
Post by Bill Bigelow
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We’re Hiring a Communications Coordinator

August 31, 2018
On this 10th anniversary of the Zinn Education Project, we seek to hire a communications coordinator. The communications role is varied, including press, social media, conferences, materials production, website management, and internal communications.
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Students at Deal Middle School | Zinn Education Project

Bring People’s History Lessons to 100,000 Teachers

August 31, 2018
The world would be a better place if many more students engaged in debates of justice and retribution, radicalism and realism, equity and equality. Please help us reach our goal of signing up 100,000 teachers to bring people's history to the classroom in this new school year.
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New School Year, New ZEP Organizer!

August 28, 2018
Thanks to the generous support of a longtime Zinn Education Project (ZEP) supporter and those of you who donated to our campaign, we have hired a new teacher organizer for the 2018-2019 school year! We are excited to announce that Ursula Wolfe-Rocca, a ZEP teacher leader, will take on this position.
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