Campus Dialogues on Race, part II: Accountability, Action, and Participation

Join the Civic Participation Project on Tuesday December 8th from 1-2:30PM in Thompson 229 for a follow-up CCP Cafe discussion about racial dialogues on college campuses. Your voice and participation matters in thinking about What Comes Next. Coffee and tea will be provided. #whatcomesnextTC? The Civic Participation Project at Teachers College Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Lalitha Vasudevan, … More Campus Dialogues on Race, part II: Accountability, Action, and Participation

CPP in the News: Spotlight on Poverty and Inclusion

CPP Co-Director, Laura Smith, was cited in The Nation for her research on the widespread impact of poverty and social exclusion for communities. Here is an excerpt from the article: In The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith noted that central aspects of living in poverty include marginalization from public life and suffering the stigma associated with being … More CPP in the News: Spotlight on Poverty and Inclusion

CPP Cafe: Race dialogue on American campuses (and elsewhere)

Join us Monday, November 16, 2015 for an open conversation in response to the debates and dialogues going on across the nation’s college campuses about race, diversity, belonging, justice, and more. Come prepared to share, to listen, to discuss, and to explore ways for us to move together as a campus community in meaningful and generative … More CPP Cafe: Race dialogue on American campuses (and elsewhere)

The 3rd Edition of The Confined Arts Opportunities & Change Art Exhibition/Conference

The Confined Arts is a platform for currently as well as formerly incarcerated visual and performing artists to showcase their talent. The organizers have also opened this platform to those artist who work in or around prisons and directly with the issues of mass incarceration, as well as those who have been affected by mass … More The 3rd Edition of The Confined Arts Opportunities & Change Art Exhibition/Conference

New report on the overreach of policing and disciplinary practices: “Black Girls Matter”

In a new report titled, Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced And Underprotected, Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw and her co-authors Priscilla Ocen and Jyoti Nanda bring forth the experiences of young African American women facing increased surveillance and overreaching forms of policing and discipline in their daily lives — at school, in their communities, and across the institutions to … More New report on the overreach of policing and disciplinary practices: “Black Girls Matter”

Racial Literacy Rountables Youth and Well-Being Series: Masculinity and Race

Please join us for our upcoming Racial Literacy Roundtables: Youth and Well-Being Series. We will be exploring the intersections and experience of masculinity and race. The conversation will be led by Jeffrey Garrett, the Director of Leadership Development Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, and Catherine DeLazzero, a Doctoral Candidate and Instructor in the English Education … More Racial Literacy Rountables Youth and Well-Being Series: Masculinity and Race

Let’s Talk About What YOU Want To Talk About: Unstructured Cafe This Thursday

The Civic Participation Project at Teachers College Columbia University invites you to participate in an Unstructured Cafe this Thursday October 22nd from 12:00-1:30PM in room 103 Russell Hall. This is a space provided for the TC Community to talk about what YOU want to talk about. We look forward to seeing you there. Coffee and … More Let’s Talk About What YOU Want To Talk About: Unstructured Cafe This Thursday