Discipline Nodes

URBAN Education Node: Human Rights Webinar in Education Coalition-Building

URBAN Education Node Human Rights Webinar (Wed, May 24, 12pm-1:15pm Mountain Standard time): The purpose of the webinar is to facilitate coalition building that helps educators understand how to partner with human rights organizations and use human rights frameworks to support cities, schools and communities in addressing human rights violations.
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URBAN Education Node: Human Rights Webinar

URBAN Education Node: Human Rights Webinar

Human Rights in Education Coalition-Building

The URBAN Ed Node has been working to launch coalition-building with human rights organizations and educators. We are hosting a Human Rights Webinar, to be held May 24, from 12pm-1:15pm Mountain Standard Time. We have 50 slots available for the webinar, so if you would like to attend, you will need to reserve your spot by going to the link below.

https://docs.google.com/a/communityalliesconsulting.com/document/d/1c3l4EJrYPoqQD5VbSVzt8JfIZjKbPdytXiBqCsc0Rmc/edit?usp=sharing

 

Attached is a flyer that explains how to access the webinar and who the presenters are, or see below.

We ask that you reserve your spot in the next couple of days, and then, after Monday, May 15, we welcome you to distribute it to your networks.

We also will distribute this to a few other human rights networks at that time.

We look forward to learning with human rights scholars how we as educators can support their organizing efforts, and we look forward to learning how schools are taking up productive human rights frameworks and practices.

Warmly,

The URBAN Ed Node Co-Chairs:

Sarah Hobson

Joy Howard

Ana Antunes
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URBAN Webinar on Critical Participatory Research (CPAR)

The URBAN Network invites you for its first Webinar on Critical Participatory Research (CPAR)

When: February 3, 1:00 PM (MST)

Who: Ana Antunes, University of Utah

Julio Cammarota, Iowa State University

Ben Kirschner, University of Colorado

Chereta Madison, University of Colorado

Maria Torre, City University of New York

What: The Webinar will focus on defining CPAR and answering practical questions about utilizing the methodology.

This is a FREE event but registration is REQUIRED

Register at: https://goo.gl/forms/UahjZF4FBAHccjIS2

Newsletter on Sociological Practice and Public Sociology of the ASA

Attached is the latest issue of the newsletter of the section on Sociological Practice and Public Sociology of the ASA which includes my piece on our paper on guidelines for editors and scholars producing articles for traditional journals. I assume millions of people will put down their New York Times critiques of Donald Trump to read this and totally change the direction of their careers.

Gregory D. Squires

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URBAN Sessions at the American Sociological Association Meeting

The Sociology Node of the Urban Research Based Action Network (URBAN) is

participating in a series of activities to advance collaborative, community-
based research at the August meetings of the American Sociological

Association (ASA) and the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) that

may be of interest to community engaged scholars. URBAN is a national,

interdisciplinary network of scholars engaged in collaborative research to

advance equity and social justice. We hope you will join us!

 

URBAN Gathers for Third National Meeting: “Critical Solidarities and Multi-Scalar Powers”

Urban Research-Based Action Network (URBAN) Gathers for Third National Meeting at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

On Thursday, March 31st and Friday, April 1st, nearly one hundred scholars, activists, and artists gathered for the third national URBAN conference at the CUNY Graduate Center: Critical Solidarities and Multi-Scalar Powers. Continue reading

Education Node at AERA and Leadership Change

The Education node included a lineup of AERA events in the program this year in Washington D.C.. Thank you to all who presented, chaired, discussed, mentored, attended, and otherwise contributed to the sessions. It was a very rich series, with a powerful Presidential session, a well-attended fireside chat, a couple of inspiring off-site events, where we learned from local community activists and school administrators, and several substantive and generative roundtables and symposia. We again extend our warm congratulations to Researchers for Fair Policing, represented by Brett Stoudt, Darian X, and Caitlin Cahill, who received the inaugural Truth to Power Award for Excellence in Collaborative Research at our business meeting. Thank you to all who participated! Continue reading