Creating Safe Spaces: Lesson Plan

A guide to having courageous conversations about diversity and allyship.

A Mini-Unit for Teachers

As part of the AAA School Safety Lesson Plan, this series of lessons is designed for teachers to create a culture of safety, inclusion, and empowerment in the classroom. AAA has partnered with the national nonprofit organization Playworks to develop this curriculum.

Included in this Lesson Plan

Creating Safe Spaces is designed as a mini-unit to share tools for creating safe spaces, celebrating diversity, and having courageous conversations throughout the school year. This free resource contains a variety of activities and topics that include:

  • How to be a changemaker
  • Active listening and learning
  • Why diversity is important
  • Allyship and standing up for others