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.
ATN awards grants to educators and community members who strive to disrupt inequalities and injustice within their schools, communities, or both. We will be opening our 3rd annual grant cycle from late October to late November 2022.
Explore resources to learn about the Atlanta Public Schools "Cheating Scandal" and support the educators facing prison
On September 24th, 2022, we virtually gathered radical and imaginative minds around issues impacting schools and communities nationwide. Tune back in mid-2023 for information about our 3rd annual ATN conference.
Explore podcasts, videos, and articles to support your agitation. Coming soon: a directory of resources in your community!
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!
The heart of ATN rests on the network’s Activists in Residence (AiR) and the sites in which those AiRs organize.
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?
Dr. Bettina Love, co-founder of ATN, hosts the podcast Teaching to Thrive. Click here to access episodes, transcripts, and questions for reflection.
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