YPAR in Action: Lessons from the Council of Youth Research

March 17, 2016
04:00 pm - 05:00 pm PDT
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.

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During the broadcast, the conversation also took place on Twitter using the hashtags #connectedlearning and #digitalcivics and through the Q&A feature in the video player.

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.

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