Teacher’s Guide Now Available for Advocate: A Graphic Memoir of Family, Community, and the Fight for Environmental Justice

By Allan Spencer | May 9 2024 | Environmental ScienceAsian AmericanEnglish Language ArtsSocial StudiesHigh SchoolMiddle SchoolGraphic Novels

We are pleased to share a new teacher’s guide for Eddie Ahn’s graphic memoir, Advocate.

A moving graphic memoir, Advocate follows Eddie Ahn, an environmental justice lawyer and activist striving to serve diverse communities in San Francisco amidst environmental catastrophes, an accelerating tide of racial and economic inequality, burnout, and his family’s expectations.

Weaving together humorous anecdotes with moments of victory and hope, this powerful, deeply contemplative full-color graphic novel explores the relationship between immigration and activism, opportunity and obligation, and familial duty and community service.

Click here to access and download the teacher’s guide. 

Advocate
A Graphic Memoir of Family, Community, and the Fight for Environmental Justice
978-1-9848-6249-5
A moving graphic memoir following Eddie Ahn, an environmental justice lawyer and activist striving to serve diverse communities in San Francisco amidst environmental catastrophes, an accelerating tide of racial and economic inequality, burnout, and his family’s expectations.
$24.99 US
Apr 16, 2024
Hardcover
208 Pages
Ten Speed Graphic