Lead & Learn with CRLP
#USvsHate: Lead & Learn with CRLP
About #USvsHate Project
#USvsHate is a collective action project to counter bigotry and create safe and welcoming schools. #USvsHate has two aims:
1) Support youth empowerment through the creation and amplification of anti-hate/pro-inclusion public messages
2) Support teachers in responding to the increase in hate and harassment through facilitating anti-hate/pro-inclusion lessons
About Sarah Peterson
Sarah Peterson is the Regional Director of the California Reading and Literature Project at UC San Diego, a position she has held since July 2016.
Prior to becoming Director, Sarah served over a decade as a classroom teacher in the National School District, located 10 miles from the US-Mexico border in South San Diego. Having earned her M.Ed. and Multiple Subject Teaching Credential with a Bilingual CLAD Emphasis in Spanish from UC San Diego, Sarah developed her capacity for teaching early literacy and working with English Learners in diverse instructional contexts and grade levels. Her professional passions include side-by-side lesson planning and co-teaching and promoting educational equity through student-voice-led programs, such as #USvsHate (usvshate.org).
Sarah is a proud mama of three feisty young children, enjoys training for and running half marathons, reading novellas/short stories, and looks forward to embarking on long family road trips in the near future.