How You Can Help

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Help US Eliminate the Barriers to Success

Share the documentary in your community, district and school and help start a conversation about what is needed in your school and district to improve outcomes or all students. #EliminatetheBarriers

What you can do:

  1. Share the Leading with Heart trailer on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr and anywhere else, and encourage people to view the full documentary.
    Trailer: https://youtu.be/U_0Q0DJYgcQ
    Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rd6Ug7MQqJM
  2. Send an email to your local School Board chair person and ask them to view the documentary with the rest of the School Board and then to have a conversation about what they are doing in their district to improve outcomes for all students.
  3. Send an email to your local Principal and ask them to view the documentary with their staff and then to have a conversation about what they are doing to improve outcomes for all students.
  4. Have a screening in your local community and discuss what you think are the barriers in your community to positive outcomes for all students. Make a list of those barriers and share them at the next School Board or School Site Council meeting.
  5. Tell us how you used the documentary or share new ideas with us on what else to do. Create a message with the title #EliminatetheBarriers and post it to our Facebook page and yours, or share on twitter @aesimpact so we can learn from one another.

Read more about Turnaround Principals here

#Barriers2U:

HELP US START A MOVEMENT!! LET THE VOICES OF STUDENTS LEAD THE CONVERSATION!

#Barriers2u: Students Speaking Out and Taking Action

Watch #Barriers2u and then:

  1. Share #Barriers2U on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr and anywhere else.
  2. Create your own Barriers2U message: Post it on You Tube with the title “#2Barriers2U”, then post it to our Facebook page and yours. We’ll share it on Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram- as can you!
  3. Tell us How You Can Eliminate the Barriers: Create a message with the title #EliminatetheBarriers and post it to our Facebook page and yours. We’ll share it on Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram- and Instagram-as you can.
  4. Write for the #Barriers2U blog, share a post on the blog or comment on post.
  5. Write your local congressperson via Twitter or Facebook and ask them “What are you doing to #EliminatetheBarriers?”
  6. Go to a local School Board Meeting and during public comment ask your local school board members “What are you doing to eliminate the Barriers?”
  7. Vote in the next election or get your parents and community members to vote for the candidates at the state and local level who take the pledge to #EliminatetheBarriers!

Read more about #Barriers2U here