FEATURED ACTIVISTS AND POETS:
Literacy activist Marley Dias, water protector Jasilyn Charger, Scout for Equality founder Zach Wahls, immigration reformer Viridiana Sanchez Santos, poets Nikki Grimes, Joseph Bruchac, Lesléa Newman, Guadalupe Garcia McCall and more.
MAKE SOME NOISE!
Students will gain an understanding of activism through an examination of the young activists in featured in NO VOICE TOO SMALL -what they did, why, and how.
THE POWER OF POETRY
Students will listen to poems and identify how poets used imagery, active and emotional language to write about the activists included in NO VOICE TOO SMALL.
Jeanette Bradley has a background in fair housing and fair lending work. She is the author/illustrator of LOVE, MAMA and the illustrator of WHEN THE BABIES CAME TO STAY.
Keila V. Dawson is an author-educator and former educational advocate for children with special needs in the US, the US military Department of Defense Dependent Schools, and Egypt. She is the author or THE KING CAKE BABY.
Lindsay H. Metcalf has been a writer and editor at publications including The Kansas City Star and Lawrence (Kan.) Journal-World and has covered a range of change-makers in politics, education, and communities. She is the author of FARMERS UNITE! Planting a Protest for Fair Prices (Fall 2020).