J4J Alliance Articles
[Petition] Sign the WeChoose Equity, Not the Illusion of “School Choice”
The #WeChoose campaign is a declaration from hundreds of thousands of parents, students and educators in cities across the UnitedRead more.
#GIVINGTUESDAY Join the movement & give back
As the holiday season brings cash flowing to retail businesses, we ask that you consider donating to J4J on #GivingTuesday.Read more.
School Choice Is a Scam in Segregated Neighborhoods
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos seems not to hear the fierce protests of parents, teachers and school officials over schoolRead more.
Why the Obama library needs a community benefits agreement
For the first time since the 2016 election, former President Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail recently to courtRead more.
Betsy DeVos faces questions before Senate committee
(Photo: (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)) A caravan of parents, teachers and community members from Detroit planned to load onto twoRead more.
Education rally in Atlantic City calls for moratorium on charter schools, equitable funding for school districts
Local and statewide activists gathered Friday night at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School Complex for a rally inRead more.
Lessons from New Orleans Post-Katrina: Addressing Equity Threats in Rebuilding
(Photo by Marty Bahamonde/FEMA via FEMA.gov) , via Wikimedia Commons …For Jitu Brown, national director of the Journey4Justice Alliance, the lackRead more.
How the Large-Scale Privatization of New Orleans’ Schools Upholds Inequality
It’s the steamy first week of August in New Orleans, and a number of charter elementary schools are already welcomingRead more.
Activists Demonstrate Against Trump’s Pick for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos
A banner that focuses on school hate crime is on display during an event on public education January 17 atRead more.
Grassroots Organizations Join Forces for #WeChoose Campaign
On Wednesday, the Journey for Justice Alliance, in partnership with a national coalition representing parents, students, educators and activists, launches the #WeChooseRead more.
Charter Schools and Civil Rights
This is in response to an article written by the New York Times. Photo: Joshua Lott for The New York TimesRead more.
NAACP moves ahead with its call for moratorium on charter schools
The group’s new National Task Force for Quality Education — a group created after the call for a charter moratoriumRead more.