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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...

Credit: Halley McCormick

Students win awards for civil rights education

Molly Johanson April 5, 2012

During spring break, three seniors were given the chance to expand their knowledge of the civil rights movement beyond the Walla Walla school system. Seniors Shannon Morrissey, Libby Watkins and...

Credit: Marie von Hafften

Whitman students to ‘Teach the Movement’ in Walla Walla

Molly Johanson December 8, 2011

It was the week before finals, and all through the campus, Whitman students were being trained to teach civil rights in Walla Walla Public Schools. The volunteer project, called Whitman Teaches the Movement,...

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