National Bullying Prevention Month

Building respect for differences, at any age, requires intentionality and support; and given the steady increase in hate crimes, it has never been more important to build a safe and supportive learning environment for all students. Whether you’re managing remote or in-person instruction (or a combination of both), Tanenbaum’s curricula, fact sheets, and web resources […]

Privilege, Right, Responsibility – Vote!

Dear Tanenbaum Community – When I first registered to vote I knew it was a responsibility. I knew voting was a right I was given that was fought for by people I would never know. I never thought of voting as a privilege. I’m an American, and, being able and expected to vote was my […]

Scheduling, decorations, and inclusivity: The December Dilemma

Dear Friends, The winter holiday season often raises questions about how best to address inclusivity and accommodation in your organization. Whether your organization is considering which holidays to acknowledge and how, what holiday decorations are appropriate to put up, or how to host a celebration that’s inclusive for all, you’re likely to encounter the December […]

An Upcoming Festival of Lights

Dear Friends, Diwali, known as the Festival of Lights, is fast approaching! This year, Diwali will take place on November 14th. Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and some Buddhists around the world celebrate this New Year festival. Diwali is also an official holiday in a number of countries in South Asia and around the world. To learn […]

Indigenous People’s Day

Dear Tanenbaum Community, Today is being recognized by people, cities, and states as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a day to honor and celebrate Indigenous communities across the U.S. Decades of activist communities, most notably the American Indian Movement (AIM) and the Native American Youth Movement (NAYM), have pushed for an alternative to Columbus Day since the […]