Decolonizing the Academy: Student Activism at PWI’s

Matthew M. Gonzales, Adriana Reyes, Patrick G. Williamson, Christina Chaise
Teachers College, NY Appleseed
Saturday, 11:15 pm to 12:45 pm -- Maryland 343

Student activists from Teachers College, Columbia University will present a model for activism at PWIs and other higher education institutions. Presenters will share strategies for coalition building, navigating institutional power, and organizational goal setting. They will reflect on challenges (past and current) in their work, and with attendees, interrogate critical questions for sustained and meaningful progress towards more equitable educational spaces.