For All Para Todos: Teaching Immigration & Activism in the K-12 Classroom
The University of New Mexico’s Latin American & Iberian Institute (LAII) hosted a free professional development to explore how to teach immigration and activism in the K-12 classroom. We were joined by Alejandra Domenzain, author of For All/Para Todos. Alejandra grew up in Mexico and the United States. She has been an advocate for immigrant workers for over 25 years, and also worked as an elementary school teacher. Currently, she is dedicated to improving workplace health and safety for low-wage workers. Alejandra is using her green pen to write books that invite kids to question, dream, and stand up for justice.
- Workshop Recording
- For All/Para Todos Educator Guide (English & Spanish)
- Art and Community Activism Lesson Plan
- Plan de lecciones - Arte y Activismo Comunitario
- Secondary Resource Guide (Immigrant and Workers Rights + Activism)
As part of this series, the LAII also participated in a panel discussion/workshop organized by UnidosUS, a civil rights and advocacy organization. A vibrant social justice movement led largely by young activists is keeping immigration, racial justice, and other important movements in the headlines. As teachers and community-based educators, we can help youth learn about these issues and develop the skills they need to be civically engaged. Discover curriculums and best practices for integrating social justice from the University of New Mexico and UnidosUS Affiliate, Cesar Chavez Foundation, in a conversation moderated by Alejandra Domenzain, immigrant worker rights advocate and author of "For All/Para Todos".