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SIP and Sam Coffee Talk

A Deeper Dive into the Power of Language Changing Perspectives' Executive Director, Sam Drazin, paired up with Janelle Mercado, Coordinator of the Supporting Inclusive Practices, to create a collaborative conversation addressing barriers and innovative practices to...

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What Do Educators Say About Changing Perspectives?

Changing Perspectives is in the midst of its most prolific year yet! More than 1,400 educators at 141 partner schools (and counting!) in 17 states are engaging 67,000+ students in building the skills that will support them personally, academically, and professionally...

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Inclusive Schools Week
Week of December 6th

Inclusion. We all need it - especially after nearly 2 years apart due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We all want it. And, together, we can rebuild inclusion in our school communities. Since its inception in 2001, Inclusive Schools Week has celebrated the progress that...

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Investing Stimulus Dollars with an Equity Focus

As districts and policymakers distribute educational funding from the American Rescue Plan, we have identified specific strategies to optimize the positive impact of stimulus dollars on students, especially those with disabilities. Read more at The Center for Learner...

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Important Conversations about Diversity and Disability

Talking about disability and other differences between us can be difficult. However awareness of differences is the foundation to empathy. These communications help support our diverse communities and social-emotional learning. While difficult, these conversations are...

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Disability is Diversity

Diversity is a common phrase in our world these days.  We want inclusion for all regardless of national origin, religion, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, and more. There is one area of diversity, however, that often gets overlooked -- disability. And...

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New Year Note from our Executive Director, Sam Drazin

As 2021 brings hope and optimism following a challenging 2020, I can’t help but sit back, watch the snow fall outside my window, and reflect about all that we have accomplished at Changing Perspectives over the last 12 months. The last year has been a test of...

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Marin Schools Work With Changing Perspectives

Marin public school students will get help with reading and writing programs and social-emotional learning issues during the coronavirus pandemic through a $100,000 grant from a volunteer parents group. Read more ......

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Fall ED Update from Sam Drazin

I remember speaking to schools in March when they first shut their doors in response to the pandemic. My refrain then was “I’m sure things will be back open and normal in the fall”. It is hard to believe that we are now midway through the fall months and we are still...

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