Teachers as Allies

ebook Transformative Practices for Teaching DREAMers and Undocumented Students

By Shelley Wong

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Teachers as Allies provides educators with the information and tools they need to involve immigrant students and their American-born siblings and peers in inclusive and transformative classroom experiences. The authors offer teaching strategies that address the needs of DREAMers and undocumented youth and include a broad range of curriculum connections and resources.

Contributors include Theresa Austin, Aurora Chang, Sylvia Y. Sánchez, Gertrude Tinker Sachs, Eva K. Thorp, Emma Violand-Sánchez, and DREAMers Hareth Andrade-Ayala, Gaby Pacheco, and Rodrigo Velasquez-Soto

Royalties from the sale of this book will go to United We Dream.

"Teachers are uniquely placed to support undocumented students facing adverse circumstances and to challenge the narrative of immigrant criminality in the public sphere. This book should help enable them to do both."

—From the Foreword by Aviva Chomsky, Salem State University

"This powerful book provides information, strategies, stories, hope, and sustenance for teachers and other educators working to support some of the most marginalized students in our schools."

—Sonia Nieto, professor emerita, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

"In light of the current political climate, it is crucial that this information be available for educators and the community."

—Stewart Kwoh, president and executive director, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Los Angeles

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