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Know Your Rights: Updates on What You Need to Know About Tennessee’s K-12 Censorship Bills - Shared screen with speaker view
Ruth Boyajian
40:13
Learn more about the TN Alliance for Equity in Education here: https://thealliancetn.org/
Ruth Boyajian
43:17
Learn more about the TN Alliance for Equity in Education here: https://thealliancetn.org/The Education Trust TN: https://edtrust.org/tennessee/TN Coalition for Truth in Classrooms: https://edtrust.org/tennessee/tn-coalition-for-truth-in-our-classrooms
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
49:39
Tennessee Youth Coalition Testimony to Senate Judiciary Committee: https://edtrust.wistia.com/medias/s8w87nztfh
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
50:04
Anonymous Questions Document: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1eNfsNDVDAb3sUXK32oO6Ztw-FNnnoU9uWc2Y3p8P1_I/edit?usp=sharing
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
51:41
K-12 Classroom Censorship Bill (Public Chapter 493): https://publications.tnsosfiles.com/acts/112/pub/pc0493.pdf
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
53:49
If you are aware of a school using the new law to stop student speech, association, or other activity, please contact ACLU-TN:https://action.aclu.org/legal-intake/aclu-tn-legal-intake-form
Meili Powell (she/her)
54:03
Thank you for joining us! If you are just signing in, the Q&A function is open but only panelists can view to protect identities and you can also write questions on this anonymous document: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1eNfsNDVDAb3sUXK32oO6Ztw-FNnnoU9uWc2Y3p8P1_I/edit
The Education Trust - Tennessee
55:28
Hey team - let's plan to keep all questions in the Q&A section "open" and not type the answer out in the Q&A section. It looks like zoom automatically puts it in the "answered" section when the answer is typed out. Also, do not physically move any questions to the answered section. Thanks all!
Meili Powell (she/her)
56:57
Slides will be sent after this session with all resources/links!
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
58:05
ACLU FAQ On Critical Race Theory: https://www.aclu-tn.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/CRT-FAQ.pdf
The Education Trust - Tennessee
59:54
Update - you can send answers privately! So if you want to type out an answer in the Q&A box, just please make sure to click "answer privately" thanks team!
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:00:17
If you are aware of a school using the new law to stop student speech, association, or other activity, please contact ACLU-TN:https://action.aclu.org/legal-intake/aclu-tn-legal-intake-form
Meili Powell (she/her)
01:00:24
We will move to anonymous document and read for Stella live so she can answer too - thanks Britney!
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:00:32
Age Appropriate Materials Act (Public Chapter 744): https://publications.tnsosfiles.com/acts/112/pub/pc0744.pdf
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:02:39
TDOE Memorandum on PC744 highlighting the law impacts classroom libraries: https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/education/legal/PC0744_Age-Appropriate_Materials_Memo.pdf
Meili Powell (she/her)
01:03:05
Stella you're good!
Meili Powell (she/her)
01:03:16
We have time for your presentation and Q&A till 510
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:03:34
The Q&A function is open but only panelists can view to protect identities and you can also write questions on this anonymous document: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1eNfsNDVDAb3sUXK32oO6Ztw-FNnnoU9uWc2Y3p8P1_I/edit
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:05:39
Learn more about the TN Department of Education: https://www.tn.gov/education/about-tdoe.html
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:05:56
State Library Censorship Bill (Public Chapter 1137: https://publications.tnsosfiles.com/acts/112/pub/pc1137.pdf
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:06:14
Learn more about the role of and who sits on the TN Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission: https://www.tn.gov/education/textbook-services/textbook-commission.html
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:07:07
The next TN Textbook & Instructional Materials Quality Commission meeting is on November 9th and January 19th: https://www.tn.gov/education/textbook-services/commission-meetings-and-workshops.html
Meili Powell (she/her)
01:08:34
Submit Q&A in the chat and it will be answered live! Or you can add to the document here:
Meili Powell (she/her)
01:08:41
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1eNfsNDVDAb3sUXK32oO6Ztw-FNnnoU9uWc2Y3p8P1_I/edit
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:09:51
Frequently Asked Questions: Censorship in Tennessee’s Schools - https://www.aclu-tn.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Censorship-FAQ.pdf
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:11:38
Anonymous Questions Document: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1eNfsNDVDAb3sUXK32oO6Ztw-FNnnoU9uWc2Y3p8P1_I/edit?usp=sharing
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:13:56
Intake Form for ACLU-TN: https://action.aclu.org/legal-intake/aclu-tn-legal-intake-form
Meili Powell (she/her)
01:14:09
TASL, team we will pass to you at 5:10!
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:16:03
Feel free to put questions in the Q&A or anonymously through this document - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1eNfsNDVDAb3sUXK32oO6Ztw-FNnnoU9uWc2Y3p8P1_I/edit?usp=sharing
Meili Powell (she/her)
01:16:32
Stella see #11 on anonymous doc
Meili Powell (she/her)
01:16:44
jk they deleted it
Gini Pupo-Walker
01:18:35
BIG thank you to Stella and to the ACLU. You are appreciated!
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:19:00
ACLU-TN FAQ on Censorship in Tennessee Schools: https://www.aclu-tn.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Censorship-FAQ.pdf
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:20:15
TASL: https://www.tasltn.org/Twitter & Instagram: @tasltn
Meili Powell (she/her)
01:20:34
Angela we will transition next to you at 5:15!
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:20:44
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tasl.tn
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:21:32
Unite Against Book Bans: ​​https://uniteagainstbookbans.org/
Meili Powell (she/her)
01:22:05
Thank you so much for an incredible presentation Stella /ACLU-TN team!
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:22:26
ALA Office of Intellectual Freedom: https://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom
Meili Powell (she/her)
01:22:46
If you still have questions, we will keep the anonymous questions document open and will send with answers post-event: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1eNfsNDVDAb3sUXK32oO6Ztw-FNnnoU9uWc2Y3p8P1_I/edit
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:25:37
Textbook Commission Meetings (Nov. 9 date will be changing): https://www.tn.gov/education/textbook-services/commission-meetings-and-workshops.html
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:27:44
Moms for Social Justice: https://momsforsocialjustice.us/Twitter: @momsforsjInstagram: msjchattFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MSJChatt
Meili Powell (she/her)
01:29:17
Brittany will pass to you soon!
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:29:20
Hamilton County FAQ on PC744 - Age Appropriate Materials Act: https://edtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/FAQ_-Age-Appropriate-Materials-Act-of-2022-and-HCS-Materials-Policies-1.pdf
Meili Powell (she/her)
01:33:50
Angela, you're killing it! Let's try and transition to Brittany in about a min
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:34:45
Brittany Paschall Twitter: https://twitter.com/btpaschallBrittany Paschall’s Organization We Remember Nashville: https://www.weremembernashville.org/
Breanna Sommers
01:36:04
Angela, an attendee has a question for you in the Q&A!
Meili Powell (she/her)
01:37:36
Please stay on for a few minutes after Brittany's testimony - we will have an opportunity for you to share your testimony, ask final questions, and have last action items for you to wrap up! Thank you all for being here!
Lindsey Kimery
01:40:05
I have to jump to another meeting. Thank you for this. It was great!
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:40:18
Survey : https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CTCWeb_Nov2022
The Education Trust - Tennessee
01:40:31
Thank you so much for your contribution Lindsey!
Angela-MSJ (Moms For Social Justice)
01:40:44
Thanks Lindsey!!
Meili Powell (she/her)
01:41:31
Please do not sign off - we will be having last action items after this song!
Meili Powell (she/her)
01:41:54
Thank you for filling out this survey to share your perspective!
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:44:17
TN Coalition for Truth in Our Classrooms Resource Hub: https://edtrust.org/tennessee/tn-coalition-for-truth-in-our-classrooms/
Gini Pupo-Walker
01:46:52
Thanks to Meili Powell for leading the way with the TN Coalition for Truth in Classrooms! And to all of the panelists who show us that there is strength in numbers. 💚
Lindsay Kee
01:47:25
This was amazing - thank you all!
Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:47:30
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Ruth Boyajian (she/they)
01:47:39
Contact: Meili Powell - mpowell@edtrust.org
The Education Trust - Tennessee
01:47:53
Thanks friends for all of your help and such valuable contribution! ❤️