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Meet our 2022 cohort!

Join us in welcoming the second cohort of The 1619 Project Education Network.

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The 1619 Project for Educators

In partnership with The New York Times, the Pulitzer Center is building learning communities around The 1619 Project. We’re developing programs for K12 Classrooms, out-of-school time programs, and higher education programs. Explore this site to find teaching resources, program information, and ways to connect.

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CURRICULAR RESOURCES

Explore reading guides, unit plans, student work, and other resources to bring The 1619 Project into your classroom, created by the Pulitzer Center and our community of educators.

ABOUT THE 1619 PROJECT

The 1619 Project launched in August 2019 with a special issue of The New York Times Magazine, including essays and creative works by journalists, historians, and artists. The project illuminates the legacy of slavery in the contemporary United States, and highlights the contributions of Black Americans to every aspect of American society. In the years since its launch, The 1619 Project and the conversations it has sparked have expanded through new resources, including a podcast, a book-length anthology, and a children's book.


Guidance for educators who want to learn what resources The 1619 Project offers, with notes on how to use them effectively.

LATEST UPDATES

The Pulitzer Center supports journalism and education on a range of topics and global issues. Find the latest news and initiatives from the Pulitzer Center and our community of educators.

STUDENT WORK

Explore snapshots from school-wide events, art, poetry, journalism, and other work students have created in response to The 1619 Project.

JOIN THE 1619 PROJECT COMMUNITY

The community of educators working with The 1619 Project represents a variety of different backgrounds and educational contexts, including K-12 schools, afterschool programs, higher education courses, and as part of adult learning and professional development. Our work at the Pulitzer Center helps to connect all educators to the project resources and to one another. We look forward to welcoming you to the community.


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