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Mobilizing: Social Justice & Social Media

Based on the exhibition ReSisters: Behind the Scenes of the Women’s March, presented at Photoville 2017 by Kisha Bari & the Women’s March.
Lesson Overview

Students will use the Women’s March as a springboard to explore issues surrounding social justice and the impact social media had in organizing this worldwide event. Through research, students will plan and document their own social justice action plan using social media as primary organizer.

Photograph by Kisha Bari

Learning Objectives
  • Investigate a social justice issue
  • Research the mission and unity principles of the Women’s March 2017
  • Plan a social justice action using social media
  • Document the social justice action and planning process

This lesson plan was created during United Photo Industries’ Spring 2018 Teacher Professional Development Day. Many thanks to PhotoWings for supporting UPI Education!

Authors

Ben Russell, Alex Pajares, Lauren Gabriele and Carmen Fulford with photographer Kisha Bari

Featuring photography from

Kisha Bari

Grade Level

9th – 12th grade

Subjects

Social Studies, Art, ELA

Time Required

2 – 6 weeks

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