Abolitionist Teaching Network's mission is to develop and support those in the struggle for educational freedom utilizing the intellectual work and direct action of Abolitionists in many forms.
Wisdom Fridays are held the first Friday of each month. We interview a seasoned BIPOC educator who inspires us to thrive as educators. We dive deep into the healing practices, pedagogy and love for teaching children of color.
Our second Wisdom Friday is happening March 5th at 8:00 PM Eastern with only 300 spots! We invite BIPOC educators into a space of sharing, healing, learning, reflection, and joy! This Friday, we'll be hearing from scholar, author, and artist Dr.Cynthia B. Dillard.
Save the date - April 2 at 8PM EST! More information coming soon.
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. However, the application remains open and will be reviewed on a rolling basis for future cohorts.
ATN awards grants to teachers who strive to disrupt inequalities and injustice within their schools, communities, or both.
Co-Founders of ATN, Dr. Bettina Love and Chelsey Culley-Love, host the podcast Teaching to Thrive. Click here to access episodes, transcripts, and questions for reflection.
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!
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. Applications are due January 6, 2021.
Starting in the summer of 2022, ATN will hold a yearly conference in Atlanta, GA to gather radical minds around the issues that impact schools and communities.