Congratulations to PPCS middle school teacher Rebekka Boysen-Taylor!!! Rebekka was recently selected as one of the FD200. The Frederick Douglass 200 is a project to honor the impact of 200 living individuals who best embody the work and spirit of Douglass in recognition of the bicentennial of his birth. The FD200 has been curated and compiled by the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University in Washington DC.
As announced in The Guardian:
“Rebekka Boysen-Taylor is a middle school teacher in Moscow, Idaho, revolutionizing middle school curriculum, developing innovative lesson plans and service learning projects to introduce her students to a variety of human rights issues. She has developed and shared curriculum to educate students about systemic racism and the abolition of historical American slavery, highlighting the life and struggle of Frederick Douglass. In addition, her students learn about human trafficking and the importance of combating modern forms of slavery.”