In Agent Lewis’ class, team anti-racism has decided to have more conversations about race and do ongoing research on inspiring celebrities who use their voice to fight racism. Team anti-sexism has plans to make posters to raise awareness, and to “be the change,” inspiring people to not judge others based on their gender.
In Agent Nobles’ class, one group of agents wants to tackle the issue of violence by promoting peace through a team called the Freedom Fighters. They also plan to organize a clothing swap in order to share styles and eliminate jealousy. Another group of agents made posters (below) to share positive views about differences. They plan to make an announcement to their school about what to do in the face of racism.
At Wells Branch, Team Climate Change is planning to host a fundraiser to buy solar panels for their school, and to petition the importance of solar panels. We can’t wait to hear how your fundraiser goes!
Team Anti-racism is planning to create an educational video on racism and screen the video at school. We are really looking forward to seeing that video!
In Agent McCorkle’s class, the team focused on Racism is already getting started on a YouTube video about the messages they dislike coming from the campaign of Donald Trump! You can hear some of their ideas about what they dislike, and what they want instead here.
The team focused on Violence started writing very thoughtful letters to the state senate asking for more gun control.
We’re inspired to see your progress on your missions, Agents!
We can’t wait to hear more about how your missions are going!
In Agent Bowe’s class, the Homelessness Team is organizing to collect donations for a local shelter. The Disease Team is recruiting volunteers to organize a fundraiser to make care packages for sick children.
In Agent Brown’s class, The Donald Trump team is developing an infomercial stressing positivity and inclusion. The Animal Cruelty Team is recruiting volunteers to help run a fundraiser to help a local humane animal shelter.
In Agent McCorkle’s class, a team focused on Racism is excited to make YouTube videos, Instagram posts, and letters to Donald Trump about stopping racism. The team focused on Violence hopes to research who makes laws about gun control, and write letters to them about helping to stop gun violence.
In Agent Garcia’s class, another team dedicated to stopping Racism plans to talk to the counselor about creating a “No Place for Racism” club at Shadow Glen Elementary. The team dedicated to stopping Abuse wants to make posters and organize a march to raise awareness about many different kinds of abuse.
Here’s what the courageous leaders of Rodriguez Elementary have been working on since their Courage in Actin training ended:
A team concerned about the messages in Donald Trump’s speeches started making posters encouraging equal treatment for all people.
The team focused on the treatment of immigrants in detention centers worked on writing letters to Immigration and Customs Enforcement asking for better treatment of everyone in the facilities, and to let people free to stay in this country.
The Natural Disasters team and Hunger/ Homelessness team realized that they had similar goals for the action they had decided on. They were both working toward food and clothing drives to help people affected by all of these things, so they decided to work together toward a food drive.
In Agent Thomas’ class, the agents have decided to help stop pollution by making signs and announcements to spread their message; another group is excited to help end world hunger through a food drive.
In Agent Shirey’s class, one group of agents wants to help stop animal abuse by starting a boycott of companies who do product testing on animals; they plan to research what companies do this first, and then make posters and signs to spread the word of the boycott. Another group wants to speak out against the racism and intolerance they’ve identified in Donald Trump’s public statements. They’ll begin by pledging to make their own school welcome to everyone as part of the No Place for Hate wall and presentation, and will make posters and signs as well.
In Agent Olivares’ class, the agents want to do a fundraiser to help end poverty. They plan to research organizations who help with this cause, and are hoping to find adult sponsors and corporate sponsors to help them. Another group also wants to speak out against the racism and intolerance they’ve identified in Donald Trump’s campaign, and they started working on posters and signs.