Education Rights Center

Education Rights Center defends African American burial grounds


To collaborate with individual and organizational public and private stake holders globally to develop the theory and practice of education as a tool for the creation of peace, the preservation of the planet, and the empowerment and liberation of historically disadvantaged people. 

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Primary and Secondary Education
  • Adult Education


Asylum Project

K-12 -Information will be updated shortly

For-Profit Colleges Project - Information will be updated shortly

Childhood Sexual Abuse - Information will be updated shortly

Climate Change


e. christi cunningham
Professor of Law
(202) 806-8034‚Äč

Biography of Professor e. christi cunningham
NGA presentation
TS Social Justice Week_part1
TS Social Justice Week_part1
TS Social Justice Week_part1





Supreme Court Briefs


The Education Rights Center conducted a compliance review to determine whether Local Education Agencies (primarily charter schools) were complying with a recently passed statute to limit the use of exclusionary discipline.  Howard Law students testified before the Education subcommittee of the DC Council.  The compliance report and notes from the DC Council testimony are attached.

DC Discipline II Final Report
Testimony #1
Testimony ecc