Solidarity Partners

Meet our partners in the movement beyond a eurocentric, grade-based, and punitive standards-based education model to one that is relevant, multicultural, antiracist, and grounded in the learning sciences. We are grateful to be part of this collective to reimagine the K-12 content map.

The National Indian Education Association (NIEA) was formed by Native educators in 1969 to encourage a national discourse on Native education. Their guiding principles demonstrate a commitment to: centering young Native learners; sustaining and deepening their rich heritage; and provoking positive change for their young people. 

The Liber Institute‘s mission is to embolden and equip indigenous leaders and learners to transform schools and the communities they serve. Their work recognizes the strength of a community’s values, knowledge, and culture, and positions local educators, students, and families as the architects of transformation. 

Grow Your World (GYW) is a youth-led community engagement and development program for elementary and middle schoolers. GYW believes that equity and access to resources create dynamics of mutual benefit for people, their communities, and the planet.

Building 21 is reimagining secondary schooling to meet the needs of all learners. Their work empowers networks of learners to connect with their passions and build agency to impact their world. 

Black Girls Brilliance (BGB) is a global middle school Black girls’ program currently operating in the United States and South Africa.  Through programs and partnerships BGB is activating a world where Black girls are provided the adequate support needed to flourish within their schools and communities, free from over-policing, sexual-violence and harassment, and systemic oppression.

Angels for Angels envisions a world where everyone is living a life they love, passionately in line with their life’s purpose, and is supported to make the difference they are out to make in the world. They support social entrepreneurs through fiscal sponsorship to change the world.

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