CPP Salon with Prof. Cameron McCarthy [video]

CPP Salons are envisioned as venues in which to discuss a wide range of issues in a relaxed atmosphere. We will be inviting scholars from a variety of disciplinary and experiential backgrounds to share ideas, texts, and artifacts with us in service of sparking generative dialogue and debate. We were thrilled to have Prof. Cameron … More CPP Salon with Prof. Cameron McCarthy [video]

You are invited to the first Racial Literacy Roundtable of the 2015-2016 academic year!

Greetings Racial Literacy Participants! We look forward to seeing you at the first Racial Literacy Roundtable of the 2015-2016 academic year: “Masculinities and Race: Exploring Intersections and Experience“ on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at Teachers College, Columbia University in Horace Mann 150 from 6:00 – 8:00. Pizza and refreshments start at 5:30 p.m. Flyer is attached. Youth and Well-Being Series: For the third year in a … More You are invited to the first Racial Literacy Roundtable of the 2015-2016 academic year!

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

Scenes from our second #Making workshop: Collaging Identity/ies

Aaron shares work inspired by Romare Bearden to initiate a collaborative collage around identity, justice & inclusion pic.twitter.com/WVjPWqVw1C — Civic Participation (@CPPatTC) April 6, 2015 Group collaging begins. Where would this lead us? #making pic.twitter.com/wkm23jJbgP — Civic Participation (@CPPatTC) April 6, 2015 The bits & pieces from the collaborative collage #making pic.twitter.com/8IIE8o9HPK — Civic Participation … More Scenes from our second #Making workshop: Collaging Identity/ies