Do you have teens at home looking for a fun weekend full of Ethical connections? There's still time to sign up for AEU's National Youth of Ethical Societies Annual Conference, happening online March 5-7th!This year's topic is the American public education system. Discussions will include:•Comparing our similarities and differences between our districts•Standardized testing•Exploring teachers’ points of view vs. students’•The American education system vs. foreign systems•Common core•The future of education•Attending virtual classes•Inequities and how different forms of oppression are perpetuated by our current system•The school to prison pipeline•School districting that leads to segregation•Mental health resources•Correctional officers/police in schools•And more!Sign up here: ow.ly/li2T50DJh4q... See MoreSee Less
"At its core, we are teaching children to care, about ethics, about caring for community, others and the earth," said Jessi Almstead. "We're teaching compassion for all beings, a sense of fairness and justice for all, citizenship and community service and altruism. It's not a fixed set of beliefs, but it's a learning environment where children are encouraged to think for themselves, to think critically and think ethically." ... See MoreSee Less
Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950), was a Black journalist and historian.In 1926, Woodson proposed “Negro History Week,” which later evolved into Black History Month. In 1933, he wrote in “The Mis-Education of the Negro” that “the ritualistic churches into which these Negroes have gone do not touch the masses, and they show no promising future for racial development. Such institutions are controlled by those who offer the Negroes only limited opportunity and then sometimes on the condition that they be segregated."#BlackHistoryMonth#BHM #BlackHumanists #BlackNonbelievers #Freethinkers ... See MoreSee Less
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., about why the House Oversight Committee intends to subpoena the White House security chief about allegations that denied security clearances were overturned.