Abolitionist Teaching Network's mission is to develop and support those in the struggle for educational liberation by utilizing the intellectual work and direct action of Abolitionists in many forms.
The heart of ATN rests on the network’s Activists in Residence (AiR) and the sites in which those AiRs organize. We are no longer accepting applications to be considered for the 2021 AiR cohort. We will be recruiting the second wave of AiRs in 2022. Please stay tuned to this site and social media to learn more about the first wave of AiRs and to apply to become an AiR for the second wave.
In summer of 2021, we virtually gathered radical and imaginative minds around issues impacting schools and communities nationwide.
ATN awards grants to educators and community members who strive to disrupt inequalities and injustice within their schools, communities, or both.
2021 grant applications are coming soon!
Abolitionist Teaching Network is creating an Abolitionist Law Program! We will be bringing together abolitionists, education communities, activists, and lawyers.
Dr. Bettina Love, co-founder of ATN, hosts the podcast Teaching to Thrive. Click here to access episodes, transcripts, and questions for reflection.
In August, 2020, we released a guide for racial justice and abolitionist social and emotional learning. It's been downloaded thousands of times and used in hundreds of schools already. Join the movement!
We invite kids ages 9-14 with big ideas about freedom to study with us! The entirely free Virtual Freedom School will introduce complex questions about freedom and help kids find answers that are meaningful for their lives.
If teachers are not well, how can we expect the students to be well?
Explore podcasts, videos, and articles to support your agitation. Coming soon: a directory of resources in your community!
Abolitionist Teaching Network is a 501c3 organization. We are committed to transparency in our financial and governing documents.
Our 990 (tax forms), application for tax-exempt status, and IRS determination letter are available upon request by sending an email to hello at Abolitionist Teaching Network dot org