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Meet the Silence-Breakers Who Are Changing the World with Time's Up and #MeToo. [Read More]
The #MeToo movement has wracked Hollywood, Capitol Hill, and Silicon Valley, but most of Laura Winnick's students at the Urban Assembly Maker Academy hadn't even heard of it. That's why she decided to tell them about the women who publicly shared their experiences with sexual harassment and assault, and all that followed from that. Several lessons later, Winnick found she had built a curriculum around feminism and gender roles. One lesson involved showing the video from Time magazine's 2017 person of the year: The Silence Breakers. Responses from her sophomore English class ran the gamut. After learning that 122 public... [Read More]
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