14th Annual Northwest Teaching for Social Justice Conference

“Rethinking Our Classrooms, Organizing for Better Schools”


 Online – Saturday, October 23, 2021

Keynote Speaker:


Dr. Bettina Love

 We Gon’ Be Alright, But It Ain’t Alright: Abolitionist Teaching 


Dr. Bettina L. Love is an award-winning author, co-founder of the Abolitionist Teaching Network (ATN), and the Athletic Association Endowed Professor at the University of Georgia. Her books include We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom and Hip Hop’s Li’l Sistas Speak: Negotiating Hip Hop Identities and Politics in the New South. 

2021 Conference Links 

Register for the 2021 conference CLICK HERE

2021 Conference Program 

Conference Resources and information CLICK HERE


We seek out and strive to offer workshops that:

·       Express a social justice perspective

·       Are hands on and practical

·       Give participants a chance to talk to one another 

Please plan on joining us for this year’s online conference on October 23rd. Conference registration will open in August. Clock hours and PDUs will be available.


For past conference programs, click here.

2020 Program

2020 Keynote
“Revolutionary Education at the Crossroads of Race, Class, and COVID”

Keynote Speakers: 

Chenjerai Kumanyika teaches at Rutgers University, and is the co-executive producer and co-host of “Uncivil,” Gimlet Media’s Peabody Award-winning podcast on the Civil War. He also is a collaborator on Scene on Radio’s “Seeing White” podcast. 

Demetrius Noble is a radical cultural worker and scholar-activist. He is a professor in the African American & Diaspora Studies department at University of North Carolina Greensboro.