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)

Visionary Activism & BlackLivesMatter

Please join the Civic Participation Project in our upcoming event on March 21st 2016: Visionary Activism: How the BlackLivesMatter Movement Challenges Us to View a World Beyond Police Body Cameras. With Vincent Warren, the Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights. (follow CCR on twitter: @theCCR) Monday March 21st 2016 from 5-6:30 in Horace … More Visionary Activism & BlackLivesMatter

Enhancing Data Driven Research within the Prison System: The true knowledge lies within the individual

One of our missions within the Civic Participation Project is to review the literature that focuses on transition programs for inmates who are coming back into the community. It is clear that there is a vast amount of empirical research showing the positive correlations between these programs and their participant’s ability to gain employment, utilize … More Enhancing Data Driven Research within the Prison System: The true knowledge lies within the individual

CPP in the News: Spotlight on “Opportunity Gaps for Boys and Young Men of Color”

Last week, Teachers College professor and CPP Co-Director, Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, spoke at a meeting of the New York Board of Regents and advocated for New York state to allocate funding to “coordinate a statewide version of President Obama’s 2014 My Brother’s Keeper program,” making New York the first state in the nation to answer the President’s call to … More CPP in the News: Spotlight on “Opportunity Gaps for Boys and Young Men of Color”