The Linguistic Justice Collaborative members seek innovative ways to ensure the curricular and instructional ideas and resources created with community members are made available for families, educators, schooling systems, and policy makers.

Curricular Resources

Organizations and Websites

“Black Language Syllabus” for Black Linguistic Justice

“Teaching African American Language”

“ORAAL: Online Resources for African American English”

“Just Communities/Comunidades Justas”

“Community Language Cooperative”


“Highlander Research and Education Center”

“Center for Participatory Change”

“School Based Participatory Action Research”

“Youth Participatory Action Research Hub”

Read All About it

We are committed to ensuring every project results in open access resources. Recent publications from collaborators include:

  • Leah Panther unpacks linguistic justice and the law, considering how language, race, disability, and the law protect educators who teach for linguistic justice in Scribbles ‘N Bits’ spring issue.
  • Latoya Tolefree’s dissertation is now availability in ProQuest: “A Multigenerational Narrative Inquiry: Exploring Black Joy Through Language and Literacy”
  • Leah Panther, Natasha Ramsay-Jordan, Laura Eby, and Lasha Lalana share the curriculum for teaching place-based financial literacy by centering community literacies and community cultural wealth in Social EducationBeing and Seeing_Teaching Financial Literacy through Community Wealth“.
  • Rosi Sanchez considers the relationship between disability and language in “Language, literacy, and (dis)abilityin the Georgia Advocates for Literacy Association’s publication FOCUS.
  • Caitlin Hochuli connects literacy, language, and place in “Finding place through literacy” for the Georgia Council for English Teacher’s publication Scribbles N’ Bits.
  • Leah Panther, Natasha Ramsay-Jordan, Laura Eby, and Lasha Lalana share about the Financial Language and Literacy program in the Journal of Literacy Innovation’s special issue. “The most me”: Place and community cultural wealth for financial literacy learning
  • Leah Panther, Andrea Crenshaw, Hannah Edber, and Rachael VanDonkelaar write about Georgia literacies for Georgia learners: Advocating for community literacies in the Georgia Literacy Advocates FOCUS newsletter.
  • Leah Panther and Latoya Tolefree explore how testimony, a trauma informed literacy practice, can be used (and misused) as part of healing pedagogies for youth in the article Youth Testimony to Contend With Trauma in the Journal of Language and Literacy Education.
  • Andrea Crenshaw and Leah Panther think about linguistic justice in teacher education in the Georgia Council of Teachers of English most recent issue of Scribbles N’ Bits as part of the quarterly column “Linguistic Justice”.
  • Felicia Baiden’s article In Active Pursuit of Linguistic Justice in the “Linguistic Justice”  column of Scribbles N’ Bits explores how Black Language is (and isn’t) sustained in literacy classrooms.




Come See Us

Upcoming Linguistic Justice Collaborative presentations and community events:

  • Lindsey Walker, Presley Dyer, Kerri Abernathy, and Leah Panther are leading “Swappin’ Stories”, a partnership with Towns County Historical Society and Towns County Public Schools with two pop up digitization community archiving events. Join us Tuesday, June 25th and Wednesday, June 26th at 900 N Main St, Hiawassee, GA 30546. They are supported by research assistants Caitlin Hochuli, Kim Eccles, and Summiya Robinson.