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So you got an interview. How do you prepare for it, especially in a virtual world? We have your back with resources that can help, whether you’re interviewing for an internship, a job, or college admissions.
From remote learning to working from home, it’s important to ensure you’re as comfortable as possible so you can be as productive as possible. Check out tips and resources that will help you create the workspace you need to succeed when you get down to business.
When you leave high school, learning how to manage money becomes more and more important. Learn how to budget now, so you can be set up for success as you progress to the next chapters of your life.
Many of you are applying to part- or full-time internships and jobs. One of the most important factors of success in the workplace is communication. And oftentimes, that takes place through email. Find out the do’s and don’ts of writing a professional email.
Listen in on this powerful conversation between two NYC students, as Sokhnadiarra and Makai discuss how they’ve worked to make a difference in their communities and why it’s so important to them.
In the second video of this series brought to you by award-winning documentarian Lee Hirsch, educators discuss how to address inequities brought to light by the current crisis. This very special series, “When the School Doors Closed: Voices of Empathy and Resilience,” explores the crucial role educators play in the lives of students and families during the pandemic. Stay tuned for the next installment.
There’s no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic and national protests are on students’ minds. The emotions attached to recent events make it so important to give students a safe space to air their fears, anxieties, and stresses. See how you can use restorative circles to help navigate difficult conversations with your students.
There was once a thriving community of Black-owned businesses in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Black Wall Street was the epitome of Black Excellence in the 1920s. Learn more about the history of this thriving community in Black Wall Street The Board Game and teach your students about entrepreneurship, economics, and Black Joy.
Celebrating and spotlighting Black Joy is essential for racial justice. It’s a form of resistance rooted in celebration. It’s about uplifting the beauty within the Black community and honoring their right to happiness. While the fight for racial justice is far from over, it’s important to celebrate wins along the way. See how you can celebrate Black Joy every day.
With school closures and the shift to remote work for many workplaces, families have found themselves all working and learning together under one roof. If you’re reading this post, we probably don’t have to tell you this presents challenges for everyone involved. Add some words of advice to other families as a comment to this thread.
We’ve added another video to our series on student voice, so be sure to check it out. Listen in as high school students share how they’re coping with the pandemic, discuss how they’re using their time, and reflect on new realizations. And what they had to say is pretty grown-up.
Did you know that over 5 million children in the U.S. have incarcerated parents or family members? Among Black children, the number is one in nine. And those students often deal with the trauma that comes with it alone. Find out you can help students in this tough position feel supported.
(Resources for Netflix Series)
Use the Netflix series “When They See Us” as a tool to teach your family lessons about civics, journalism, media bias, and more. Watch the series and follow along with each episode using these activities, reflections, and prompts designed to deepen the conversation about systemic racism.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Until recently, not everyone knew about Juneteenth. Find out the history behind the holiday that many of us didn’t learn about in school. And see why Juneteenth is a beautiful expression of hope.
We curated a list of 5 must-watch movies, films, and documentaries that shed light on the U.S. criminal justice system, mass incarceration, and policing.
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Explore historical events that are missing from our history books with resources from the Equal Justice Initiative. It’s time for those stories to be told, heard, seen, and shared.
Meet Vera Brown, a high school student who wrote an open letter on Instagram sharing her raw feelings and thought-provoking insights about why #BlackLivesMatter. Feel similarly? Respond to her post.
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