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:

  • 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:

  • Ebonie Thompson and Leah Panther will present “I am my language”: Language and linguistic justice in literature at the Conference on Literature for Children & Young Adults in Kennesaw, Georgia on October 27th.
  • Katherine Perrotta, Robert Bonner, and Mary Mitchelson will be presenting “Storying Georgia’s communities through language, race, history, and place” at the Georgia Council for the Social Studies in Athens, Georgia October 26th and 27th
  • Eric Parker, Leah Panther, Kristie Smith, Felicia Baiden, Virginie Jackson, Robert Bonner, Elizabeth Burbridge, Robbie Barber, Sally Stanhope, Latise McCord, Amberly Evans, Merlong Hightower, Ebonie Thompson, Laquita Duvall, and Alaa Hedeeb will be at the National Council of Teachers of English conference in Columbus, Ohio November 16-19th presenting the structured roundtable session, “Connecting language, race, history, and place: Curricularizing language and linguistic justice”.
  • Amberly Evans, Felicia Baiden, and Leah Panther will be presenting “Listening through linguistic ideologies for language and linguistic justice” at the Literacy Research Association conference in Atlanta, Georgia November 28th through December 2nd
  • Kristie Smith, Robbie Barber, Mark Mitchelson, Elizabeth Burbridge, Sally Stanhope, Katherine Perrotta, RObert Bonner, and Leah Panther will be presenting Historicizing Georgia: Disrupting Erased and Missing Georgia Narratives during a poster session at the Georgia Council of Teachers of English conference in Jekyll Island, GA February 2024
  • Virginie Jackson, LaQuita Duvall, Amberly Evans, Rosi Sanchez, Ebonie Thompson, Latise McCord, Alaa Hedeeb, Felicia Baiden, Merlong Hightower Taylor, Tekyra Waller, and Leah Panther will be presenting Disrupting Monolingual Mainstream White English: Curricularizing for Language and Linguistic Justice at the Georgia Council of Teachers of English conference in Jekyll Island, GA February 2024
  • We’ll be at the American Educational Research Association conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania April 11th through 14th