Newtown – Participatory Film Screening (Wed, 2/1, 5:30-8:30, Everett Lounge)

This Wednesday, February 1, from 5:30-8:30 pm (Everett Lounge, Teachers College), there will be an interactive participatory film screening of Newtown followed by discussion with faculty and Mary Ann Jacob, Fellow of the Everytown Survivor Network. The event is co-sponsored by the Teachers College Vice President’s Diversity and Community Initiatives Grant Fund, the Media and Social … More Newtown – Participatory Film Screening (Wed, 2/1, 5:30-8:30, Everett Lounge)

An Evening about Inclusion

Presented to you by MASCLab, The Racial literacy Roundtable, The Center for Multiple Languages and Literacies and the Civic Participation Project, there will be two events that promote and explore forms of inclusion on Thursday, December 8, 2016. Event #1: A participatory screening of Una Vida dos Países, which tells the stories of transborder youth who have returned to … More An Evening about Inclusion

CPP Cafe Fall 2016: Monday, 10/17

Please join the Civic Participation Project for the first CPP Cafe of the semester! When? Monday, October 17th 2016 Where? 305 Russell Hall Time? 12:30-2:00PM Topic? The Politics of Participation This is an informal gathering for reflection, connection, and discussion lead by the founders of CPP. Your voice matters, and we want to hear about what is … More CPP Cafe Fall 2016: Monday, 10/17

Reflections from Luis and Mikel (Making Series #1: Embodied conversation exploring and interpreting social justice through the performance of dramatic arts)

Luis Being part of the of civic participation project’s making series was such an amazing experience. As someone who was trained in performing arts, it was such a pleasure to be able to jump into this kind of exploratory work in such a rich academic setting like Teachers College, Columbia. As a performing artist, there … More Reflections from Luis and Mikel (Making Series #1: Embodied conversation exploring and interpreting social justice through the performance of dramatic arts)

Collaborative Expressions of Identity through Collage

As an art teacher my pedagogical philosophy reflects a goal of cultural competency to negotiate and understand the complexities of social and individual identities that may relate to my students. Therefore, when I was invited to lead a session with the Civic Participation Project I was excited about the opportunity to work through issues related … More Collaborative Expressions of Identity through Collage

CPP’s Making Series for April – Collage Making

As part of the CPP Making Series, Aaron will be leading us through a workshop titled “Collaborative Expressions of Identity through Collage.” In this making sessions, participants will create a collaborative collage in which they use magazine cut-outs, construction paper, tissue paper, and glue that expresses their shared and individual identity. Part of the process … More CPP’s Making Series for April – Collage Making