Share, Care and Preserve: Happy Holidays

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and the Avoice Virtual Library Project will like to take a moment to thank each of you for your support of Avoice throughout the 2014 year. This year Avoice has continued to rise to the occasion, in finding new ways to highlight and preserve African American legislative history. With over 22 million hits and nine online exhibits ranging from The Origins of the CBC to our latest addition on Fair Housing, we remain a relevant and prime resource in today's society. As this year comes to a close we look forward to strengthening our relationships with our community and building new ones. Our success would be impossible with you! Remember to Share, Care and Preserve our history. Happy Holidays!

Avoice Spotlights: Share My Lesson

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Share My Lesson is a place where educators can come together to create and share their very best teaching resources. Developed by teachers for teachers, this free platform gives access to high-quality teaching resources and provides an online community where teachers can collaborate with, encourage and inspire each other.

Share My Lesson has a significant resource bank for Common Core State Standards, covering all aspects of the standards, from advice and guides to help with dedicated resources that support the standards. Developed by the American Federation of Teachers and TES Connect, the largest network of teachers in the world, the Share My Lesson team has highlighted some free lesson plans, worksheets and activities to help teachers celebrate African-American History Month in their classrooms. To view some of these excellent resources, click here.

Avoice is proud to highlight the work of the tremendous organization and we encourage our users to visit their website today. To learn more about Share My Lesson please visit www.sharemylesson.com.


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More Avoice Exhibits:

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Fair Housing

Learn about the leadership of African-American legislators in the effort to eradicate discriminatory housing policies and practices.

Criminal Justice

Discover the history of CBC activism on criminal justice issues including police brutality, drug trafficking, sentencing and prison reform.

Education Policy

Explore CBC involvement in U.S. education policy and Elementary and Secondary Education Act milestones.

Environmental Justice

Discover the history of CBC activism on criminal justice issues including police brutality, drug trafficking, sentencing and prison reform.

Women of the CBC

Read about the important role that African American women played in the advancement of healthcare.

Anti-Apartheid Movement

Read about the important role CBC members played in dismantling apartheid in South Africa.

MLK, Jr. Holiday Bill

Look back at how the CBC led the charge for the creation of a federal holiday honoring the civil rights hero.

Voting Rights Act

Learn how the CBC has spent years fighting tirelessly to protect the voting rights of underrepresented people.

Origins of the CBC

Trace the history of the CBC with an in-depth look at exactly how, when and why the Caucus was initially formed.