Toward Liberation: Educational Practices Rooted in Activism, Healing, and Love

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Beacon Press
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6.8 X 9.9 X 0.4 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author
Jamilah Pitts is an educator, a social entrepreneur, a writer, and a yoga teacher whose work centers the liberation, healing, and holistic development of communities of color. She has worked and served in various roles and spaces to promote racial justice and healing. She is the founder and CEO of Jamilah Pitts Consulting and also the founder of She, Imprints. Jamilah has served as a teacher, a coach, a dean, and an assistant principal. She has worked in domestic and international educational spaces, including Massachusetts, New York, the Dominican Republic, China, and India.
"Jamilah has created a pathway for educators to begin our healing journey while transforming curriculum, teaching, and the lives of the children and communities we serve. Read this book to understand what it means to be a truth-teller working for liberation. Read this book to be reminded of being a truth-seeker whose praxis is rooted in love."
--Sonja Cherry-Paul, adapter of Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You

"Toward Liberation is a timely and personal text that champions the urgent need for anti-racist education in our society. Through thought-provoking insights from her own educational journey as a classroom teacher and administrator, as well as exploring history and actionable strategies, Jamilah Pitts equips educators with the tools needed to cultivate inclusive and sustainable environments and foster a more just and equitable future for our youth."
--Liz Kleinrock, author of Start Here, Start Now: A Guide to Antibias and Antiracist Work in Your School Community

"This book is a love letter to truth-telling, justice, and healing. Deeply sitting with each chapter, activity, and reflection question inside Toward Liberation makes each of us closer to creating classrooms for liberation."
--Bettina L. Love, author of We Want to Do More Than Survive