YPAR in Action: Lessons from the Council of Youth Research
- on Mar 17, 2016
- at 04:00 pm –05:00 pm
- by Liana Gamber-Thompson
View this discussion with members of the Council of Youth Research, a Los Angeles youth participatory action research (YPAR) community, on how this practice makes civic education authentic, relevant, and oriented toward social justice.
This hangout was the second in a 4-part series, “Youth-Led Inquiry, Connection, and Action: Redesigning Civic Education for the Digital Age,” organized by Educating for Participatory Politics and the Council of Youth Research. The series was also co-streamed at connectedlearning.tv.
View the Conversation
Guests for this webinar included:
- Nicole Mirra (host), Assistant Professor of English Education at The University of Texas at El Paso. She earned her Ph.D. in Urban Schooling from the UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, is a former high school Language Arts teacher, and coordinator of UCLA Council of Youth Research.
- Ebony Cain, Associate Professor of Clinical Education at the USC Rossier School of Education.
- Antonio Martinez, Assistant Professor in the Department of Student Development in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
- Katie Rainge-Briggs, Founding teacher of the Augustus Hawkins Responsible Indigenous Social Entrepreneurship (RISE) High School in Los Angeles, California.
- Laurence Tan, Founding teacher at the Roses in Concrete Community School in Oakland, California.
Resources for this webinar:
- Council of Youth Research
- Doing Youth Participatory Action Research: Transforming Inquiry with Researchers, Educators, and Students by Nicole Mirra, Antero Garcia, and Ernest Morrell
Photo/ Council of Youth Research