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

Continue the conversation: Youth and Wellbeing

We are still pondering the questions that were raised during last month’s Forum on Youth and Wellbeing in an Age of Mass Incarceration. If you missed it, you can watch the discussion below and let us know what questions emerge for you, what stands out as calls to actions, what’s missing, and what topics should we … More Continue the conversation: Youth and Wellbeing

Forum on Youth and Wellbeing in an Age of Mass Incarceration

  This month, CPP will host an interactive forum on Youth and Wellbeing in an Age of Mass Incarceration. Participants will include researchers, practitioners, members of the judiciary, funders, educators, and other key stakeholders committed to improving the lives of youth involved in the foster care and juvenile justice systems. (see below) Details for the Forum … More Forum on Youth and Wellbeing in an Age of Mass Incarceration

Summer Institute: Participatory Methods – Theory and Practice

This summer, CPP Directors Laura Smith, Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, and Lalitha Vasudevan will offer a Summer Institute focused on the theory and practice of Participatory Methods. There will be a special focus on youth and wellbeing, and course participants will have the opportunity to explore new methodologies, digital tools, and participatory approaches in community-based research. IND 5199: Participatory Methods: Theory … More Summer Institute: Participatory Methods – Theory and Practice

Podcast of Visionary Activism and #BlackLivesMatter (Audio)

Last month, Vince Warren, the Executive Director for the Center for Constitutional Rights, facilitated a CPP Salon in which he focused on what it means to be a visionary in an era of oppression. He discussed the work of CCR as “movement-based lawyering,” the roles and practices of youth activist initiatives, and the affordances and constraints of … More Podcast of Visionary Activism and #BlackLivesMatter (Audio)