Teaching Action Civics-Using PAR in the Community to Support Civic Engagement

Ginnie Logan, Vanessa Roberts, Paris Bankston, Maya Broomfield, Trinity Washington, Lauryn Bracken, Da'Seanay Ward, Hashaqueena Earth, Vonda Molock, Christel Benjamin
Big Hair, Bigger Dreams
Saturday, 11:15 pm to 12:45 pm -- Rm classroom 24

Youth of color have insight and experiences that need to be integrated into the policy decisions that impact their lives. This workshop focuses on how to utilize project based learning and participatory action research to support civic engagement and advocacy so that youth of color they have greater agency in affecting changes in their communities. Attendees will participate in activities and receive curriculum that can be utilized in a classroom or community context.