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

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Come See Us

Upcoming Linguistic Justice Collaborative presentations:

  • November 3rd-6th, 2022: Andrea, Leah, Hannah, and Rachael will be at the American Literacy Education Researchers (ALER) annual conference in Denver, Colorado presenting, “Generational Community Literacies as Grassroots Literacy Pedagogies”.
  • November 17th-20th, 2022: Latoya, Tenesha, Hannah, and Leah will be at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) annual conference in Anaheim, California presenting “Writing Selves and Communities in a Multigenerational Writing Collaborative”.



Leah Panther, PhD

Assistant Professor of Literacy Education

Mercer University

Dr. Felicia Baiden

Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
Mercer University

Dr. Natasha Ramsay-Jordan
Associate Professor
University of West Georgia

Amberly N. Evans, PhD

Lasha Lalana

Hannah Edber
Doctoral Student
Mercer University

Tenesha L. Curtis, M.S.S.W.

Publishing Manager at Volo Press Books 

Joshua Wilkerson
Graduate Student
Mercer University

Dr. Eric Parker
Tucker High School

Dr. Robbie Barber
Teacher Librarian
Tucker High School

Dr. Andrea Crenshaw
Assistant Professor
University of West Georgia

Latoya Tolefree
Doctoral Student
Mercer University

Ms. Laura Eby
High School Educator

Rachael VanDonkelaar
Doctoral Student
Mercer University