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Museum of the African Diaspora


Celebrate Black History Month with Our Family Coalition on a tour of the latest exhibits at the Museum of the African Diaspora. Explore urban African arcitecture, the self-liberation of Haiti, and American Slave Narratives with a group of families just like yours!

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Those of us who are immigrants, who are in Black and Brown communities, who are in transracially adoptive families, and who are transgender parents or prospective parents worry even more about our future. Our Family Coalition is here to help ensure that our families are safe, seen, and respected in each and every community. But we need your help.

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Resources for talking to our kids and students about the election


Right now, we are all being called to the work of explaining these difficult times to our children. There is uncertainty, division, and—most of all—fear. We are committed to supporting families and teachers to be the loving guides children need now. We have gathered some links and resources to guide you in your discussions with your family

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  • Civic Engagement for Families: Some Resources

    Civic Engagement for Families: Some Resources

    We’ve had to reschedule our Fellowship Friday: Family Friendly Action in the Time of Trump (we’ll announce the new date and time soon!). Meanwhile we want to pass on to you some ideas and resources for all-ages learning about social change and civic engagement. We patterned the Fellowship Friday event on Solidarity Sundays, a nationwide […]

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  • 6 Radical MLK Jr. Quotations You Didn’t Learn in School

    6 Radical MLK Jr. Quotations You Didn’t Learn in School

    On this Martin Luther King Jr. day, we celebrate the legacy of the iconic civil rights leader with some of our favorite quotations from his work. They ring true now in our divided, unequal country as they did the first time he spoke them. While many of us were taught a narrative of the 1960s civil […]

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  • Here’s how you can help change the world.

    Here’s how you can help change the world.

    by Charlie Spiegel, Esq. SF Proud Our Family Coalition Member Dear Families and Friends –  After September 11, 2001, I didn’t know how to parent my then 4-year old daughter if the country’s tallest skyscrapers could be made to “fall down.” A wise educator gave me advice I followed for many years, explaining we had […]

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  • Inclusive Lessonplans

    Our Family Coalition’s Fair Education Act site is a one-stop place for lessons and resources to support teachers in making history and social studies are more fair, accurate, inclusive, and respectful experience for all students. Lesson plans organized by grade level and topic.
  • Boy Scouts of America Lifts Ban on Gay Leaders

    Boy Scouts of America Lifts Ban on Gay Leaders This lesson provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the evolution of the Boy Scouts’ position on gay members and leaders, analyze Robert Gates’ recent speech on the issue and explore students’ own points of view by writing persuasive essays.

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  • The Sound of Silence in Football

    The Sound of Silence in Football In this lesson, students will discuss this inspiring football player, learn more about Derrick Coleman’s life and reflect on a story written by a deaf teenager.

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