multicultural education


Ethnic Studies in Minnesota

Ethnic Studies has been added to graduation requirements in Minnesota. The Minneapolis School Board unanimously approved Ethnic Studies as a

  • 02/24/2021

Slow Movement Toward Inclusive Curriculum

“To start having a curriculum that reflects all the people of the United States,” said Garrett, “we must start looking at things differently.”

  • 12/25/2020

Humanize My Hoodie

Conversations for the New Year Join us for an exclusive screening of the HMH documentary & conversations about humanizing, not

  • 12/12/2020

Marny Xiong: Lasting Legacy

From a student, to a school administrative manager at Minneapolis Public Schools Hmong International Academy, to chairwoman of the St. Paul Board of Education, Xiong was an advocate for education.

  • 11/25/2020
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In the News: December 2020

A nurse called attention in September to hysterectomies performed by a gynecologist on detained migrants without their full consent.

  • 11/25/2020

MN Educational Leadership: Be the Change Panel Discussion

Hear from and ask questions of a panel of educational leaders focused on our current reality of systemic barriers in

  • 11/14/2020

Allies in Action! Anti-Racism Series Featuring Cornelius Minor

Minnesota Chapter of National Association for Multicultural Education’s annual conference features keynote speaker Cornelius Minor. Two more equity workshops are

  • 10/24/2020

Qorsho Hassan: 2020 Minnesota State Teacher of the Year

My hope is that more educators and educational leaders realize how white supremacy is embedded in our educational system and how to best support students of color with these barriers, including advocating for the retention of teachers of color.

  • 08/13/2020

Of Mirrors and Windows

“If [children] see only reflections of themselves, they will grow up with an exaggerated sense of their own importance and value in the world. A dangerous ethnocentrism.”

  • 11/26/2019

Travelers on Turtle Island

“We women turn things inside out and set things right. We salvage what we can of human garments and piece the rest into blankets.
— Louise Erdrich, “Four Souls”

  • 10/27/2019

I Want to Be Reflected in Our History Books

The only time I became relevant was during a one-page reading on the Vietnam War, or a lesson on Pearl Harbor.

  • 02/01/2018

What you’re called matters

Perspective of a middle school girl leader: “I thought it was unjust and I don’t like injustice. … We all

  • 09/01/2017