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This month in the midst of global actions to fight for change, it's so important to remember that a riot led by transgender women of color started the Pride movement.
Here are a few examples of how schools and educators are using video to support members of the LGBTQ+ community, the Pride movement, and students of color to honor this important legacy.
Virtual Orchestra: Williamsville Mill Middle School is celebrating Pride with music
Mill Middle Social Justice Club celebrates Pride Month and reminds us all to be proud of who we are ❤️?????
— Mill Middle (@Mill_WCSD) June 9, 2020
Thoughtful Video: Eastlake High School educators sent messages of support to their students
SAGA Pride Video from LWSD Educatorshttps://t.co/IcIahrO8os
— Eastlake High School (@EastlakeLWSD) June 8, 2020
BLM Video: MicroSociety an organization that facilitates and supports student-run programs encouraged their followers to stand up for justice and equity
#MicroMission 24: Stand Up Against Injustice #BlackLivesMatter #SilenceKills #Justice #Equality #HumanRights Song credit: Sam Cooke "A Change Is Gonna Come" https://t.co/hTDXutJpKh
— MicroSociety (@MicroSociety) June 8, 2020
Read Aloud: This teacher and librarian at Glen Dhu P.S. made a read aloud
I will be adding this to my Pride Month Interactive Virtual classroom, but I thought I'd share this wonderful book with any and all of my followers. The book is "M is for Mustache: A Pride ABC Book" by Catherine Hernandez. @DurhamDSB https://t.co/tZNYpK5nwX
— TLBrennan (@Gators_Read) June 3, 2020
Data and Facts to Support Students: Dr. Kenneth Kunz presented some facts and compelling reasons to support LGBTQ+ students and students of color
I created a short video highlighting the need for inclusive curriculum in schools to celebrate June & #PrideMonth. ?️? https://t.co/8uIK6q0XkW I'm proud to support @GSEquality & @eduforequality and excited to continue to contribute to inclusive curriculum! #PRIDE2020 #letsdothis
— Dr. Kenneth Kunz (@DrKennethKunz) June 2, 2020
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