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Reimagining the Demonized: Centering Ethnic Studies Pedagogies in the New School Design of the Homies Empowerment Community H.S. for Oakland Success

Reimagining the Demonized: Centering Ethnic Studies Pedagogies in the New School Design of the Homies Empowerment Community H.S. for Oakland Success

Title:  Reimagining the Demonized: Centering Ethnic Studies Pedagogies in the new school design of the Homies Empowerment Community High School for Oakland Success (H.E.C.H.O.S.)

Description: "Reimagining the Demonized" seeks to disrupt the research tradition of ascribing certain marginalized groups of people as singularly damaged, lacking, and/or "evil." Specifically, this body of work investigates the sacred knowledge and critical strengths that emerge from the new school design and design process for the Homies Empowerment Community High School for Oakland Success (HECHOS), which centers upon the needs, experiences, and aspirations of gang involved, affiliated, impacted and/or incarcerated youth. The sacred knowledge that is emerging from this work highlights tremendous growth areas that the field of “school reform” has yet to address.  "Reimagining the Demonized" aims to contribute to the process of dismantling practices within schools that maintain systems of oppression and push out historically marginalized students.

Where: Library Biella Room
When: October 10 October 17, 12:15-1:15pm

Presenter: Dr. G. Reyes, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership

This event is open to the public.

Individuals who require accommodations for this event, please contact Accessibility Services by October 10, 2019. Email: as@csueastbay.edu | phone: 510-885-3868

Date:
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time:
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Location:
Library Biella Room
Campus:
Hayward
Categories:
  Speaker Series  

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