Grace Abbott | Unladylike2020

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A short video compares the work of 20th century reformer Grace Abbott with that of 21st century activist Christina Jimenez. The digital short focuses on the commitment of  both women to immigrant rights, child labor, and health care.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Using the resource as a model, have groups investigate the work of other pairs of women activists, prepare their own digital short, and present their findings to the class
  • Include in Women's History Month studies
Classroom Considerations
  • Part of the PBS Unladylike2020 collection that compares the work of historic and contemporary activists
Pros
  • The video underscores how activism can bring about change
Cons
  • None