American politicians, and Americans themselves, refer to the United States as “a nation of immigrants”—a place where everyone’s family has, at some point, chosen to come to seek freedom or a better life. America has maintained that self-imagethrough the forced migration of millions of African slaves, restrictive immigration laws based on fears of “inferior” races, and nativist movements that encouraged immigrants to assimilate or simply leave. It’s impossible to understand America today without knowing who’s been kept out, who’s been let in, and how they’ve been treated once they arrive. These 37 maps convey the hidden diversity of America’s immigrants.
Now in its fourteenth year, Sino-American Bridge for Education and Health (SABEH), welcomes experienced teachers of all subjects and grade levels to apply for a four- to six-week trip to China in July 2018.
Empatico helps teachers in different countries connect their classrooms and encourage an appreciation of different perspectives. Free for users, this new platform features standards-aligned lessons suitable for children aged 8–10.
Teenagers Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi started the student-run organization CHOOSE to overcome racism and inspire harmony through exposure, education, and empowerment. This enterprise led them to collaborate with Princeton University on The Classroom Index, a 224-page textbook devoted to racial literacy.