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pictures or video from some of our other past conferences, affinity dinners, meetings and celebrations

2021 Grow Your Own (GYO) Information & Networking Sessions

Approaches to GYO in Minnesota: Pathways for Paraprofessionals and Other Adults

Approaches to GYO in Minnesota: Pathways for High School Students

*These free virtual events were organized and hosted by the Office of Educator Effectiveness Programs, Minnesota Dept. of Education and a team from New America’s Education Policy Program


See the Video of our Zoom Forum about
the 2021 Increase Teachers of Color Act
held on December 21st

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2021 Week of Collective Action for
Racial Justice in Minnesota Schools

Did you ever ask during the protests of summer 2020 or in the past: 
What else can I/we do in addition to protest?


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Increase Teachers of Color Act
• Student Inclusion and Engagement Act

These Events were held with 300 registrations:

  • TEACH-IN:   Wed, Feb. 3 2021  Recording

  • LIVE QUILT PODCAST:   Thur, Feb. 4, 2021  Recording

  • ACTION JAM:  Fri, Feb 5, 2021  ActionYou Can Take

Dec. 11th, 2020 marked 5 years since the Coalition formed! Click the birthday card for a fun animated overview of
some highlights of those years


"Love Them First" Affinity Dinner and Documentary Viewing February 2020

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Several members joined the
Core Steering Committee to celebrate our 4th birthday
in December 2019

We had a great time to celebrate each other and look forward to the upcoming legislative session while celebrating our 3rd birthday in December 2018

See this 4 minute video of our February 2018 Affinity Dinner Conversation

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This is our Teacher of the Year Panel at our
1st Summer Conference for TOCAIT in Aug. 2016.  It included the National and State Teachers of the Year and 3 State Runner-Ups.

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See pictures from our
2nd Summer Conference for TOCAIT in 2017 with the theme of "Voices Heard"


Our 1st event was attended by 200 people on a cold Saturday and we organized it in less than 4 weeks!

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