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Geography Awareness Week: Geography of Civil Rights
November 12-18, 2017

This year the Geography Awareness Week theme is the Geography of Civil Rights. The Kansas Geographic Alliance is hosting resources to assist in deepening our understanding of geographic themes of civil rights.

Throughout the semester we will share resources and ideas on this timely and challenging theme. As you explore civil rights with your students, throughout history or current events, remember these questions:


Why there?

Why care? 

Read the American Association of Geographers announcement on Geography of Civil Rights 

If you have recommendations or ideas for Texas teachers, please share them with us at