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Vol. CLIV, Issue 3
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Cherokee Washington 17 at the Whitman Teaches Movement table. Photo by Natalie Mutter.

Volunteers to teach civil rights history to Walla Walla students

Georgia Lyon January 28, 2016
Whitman Teaches the Movement (WTTM) is continuing its partnership to teach civil rights in local schools.
Whitman Teaches the Movement Expands Civil Rights Education

Whitman Teaches the Movement Expands Civil Rights Education

Lorah Steichen November 21, 2013
In response to the failing grade Washington state received for its civil rights education standards, Whitman College created the program Whitman Teaches the Movement (WTTM) two years ago to supplement Walla Walla Public Schools' lack of civil rights education. Now entering its third year, WTTM is undergoing several changes that seek to expand and streamline the program.
Credit: Halley McCormick

Students win awards for civil rights education

Molly Johanson April 5, 2012
Seniors Shannon Morrissey, Libby Watkins and Alyssa Fairbanks, along with Assistant Dean for Student Engagement Noah Leavitt traveled to the Office of Civil Rights in Seattle on March 21 to give a presentation about their experiences teaching about the civil rights movement in Walla Walla Public Schools with the Whitman Teaches the Movement initiative. The three were also recognized with Civil Rights Education Hero Awards.
Credit: Marie von Hafften

Whitman students to ‘Teach the Movement’ in Walla Walla

Molly Johanson December 8, 2011
Whitman Teaches the Movement, is born out of a partnership with the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Walla Walla Public School district in response to a study conducted by the center. Whitman students will teach civil rights subjects to students in local elementary, middle and high schools.
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