'Civil Rights and Civil Wrongs’ Curriculum

The Skanner Publishes Article about CSCS ‘Civil Rights and Civil Wrongs’ Workshop

The Skanner

Article Title: "Workshop Teaches ‘Civil Rights and Civil Wrongs’ Curriculum"

Date of Article: 05/23/2019

Article Author: Saundra Sorenson


A workshop to prepare educators to teach Portland Black history is now accepting applications.

Now in its second year, “Civil Rights and Civil Wrongs: Teaching Portland’s Black History Through Primary Sources, an Educator’s Workshop” is the result of years of collaboration between teachers at Cottonwood School of Civics and Science, local Black history experts and equity consultants. Cottonwood is a charter elementary school in southwest Portland.

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Author Bio:

Saundra Sorenson is a journalist and editor based in Portland, OR. A veteran of newsrooms and alt weekly dens, Saundra has always been drawn to the possibilities of storytelling in a creative format. She had the unique pleasure of combining her journalism background and her lifelong love of comedy in her role as an editor at Cracked.com’s Personal Experience team, where for two years she was part of a pioneering movement in narrative and reporting.

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