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New Teaching Activities on Foreign Policy, Civil Rights, and Economics

From Brussels to Lahore, from Syria to the Trump campaign, the world can seem an increasingly chaotic and scary place. More than ever, teachers need people’s history resources to help students ask deep and critical questions—and to surface the grassroots activism for justice that is always there, but too often buried in the official curriculum.
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10% More: 10 New Teaching Activities Now Available

We have just posted 10 new teaching resources at our website! These include a dramatic role play about the little-known Japanese Latin American internment during World War II; an article on working with Lewis Hine's photos of child labor; activities on the first-ever Indigenous People's Summit on Climate Change; and a role play that puts students in the position of being members of the American Anti-Slavery Society, who must choose the most effective ways to fight slavery.
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Project Highlights

Since launching in 2008, the Zinn Education Project has grown exponentially, reaching educators and activists across the United States and around the globe. This page features just a few of the project's annual highlights.
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Howard Zinn Quotes

For the Howard Zinn Centennial, we are compiling and sharing quotes by Howard Zinn. Join us and share your favorite Zinn quote with #HowardZinn100.
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Bring People’s History Lessons to 100,000 Teachers

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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