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Our work is ever evolving in a variety of ways. 

To find out more about how we put our mission into action everyday explore our latest news.

Fall 2021 Note From
Our Executive Director,
Sam Drazin

If you are anything like me, you are probably wondering where the summer went and how it is possible a new school year is upon us. This has been a wild year-and-a-half to be working in education. I think everyone is ready to start fresh this fall with renewed...

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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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Talking Inclusion with the National Inclusion Project

2020 has been a year of adaptation and change for everyone. Educators and recreational professionals have been faced with delivering programs in ways they most likely never anticipated. However, keeping inclusion a priority is as important as it has ever been. Join...

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Addressing Trauma for Middle School Students with Disabilities

Changing Perspectives Executive Director Sam Drazin participated as a panelist in this webinar. With school closures and shutdowns, COVID-19 added additional anxiety and stress, a reality felt most acutely by students with disabilities with intersectional needs. The...

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Emerging Insights from CASEL

Advancing Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) as a Lever for Equity and Excellence Released today by CASEL the new report calls on researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to work hand in hand to further our collective understanding of how systemic SEL can...

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