Race and Child Welfare – June 6 Race, Child Welfare, and the Opioid Crisis WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017 8:00am – 5:00 pm in 2017 Cathedral of Learning. The summit will include academic and community experts who will discuss the impact of opioid crisis in relation to race and child welfare in general and with the […]
Playing with Childhood in the Twenty-First Century UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH APRIL 6-7, 2018 This two-day conference hosted by the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program, the Children’s Literature and Childhood Studies Program, and the Humanities Center at the University of Pittsburgh will explore how to conceptualize, theorize, and approach research on children and childhood in […]
Thursday April 5, 2018 12:00pm to 1:30pm School of Social Work Conference Center: Room 2017 of the Cathedral of Learning; 4200 Fifth Avenue in Pittsburgh “The Real Record on Racial Attitudes.” Camille Zubrinsky Charles, PhD, Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences; Professor of Sociology, Africana Studies & Education; and Director, Center for Africana […]
Curiosity Dialogues: Making Connections in Spite of Our Differences Curiosity can be born out of fear and trepidation while it can also come from a desire to connect and find commonalities. How are these intertwined? People may be afraid but also want to know and share. We fear, but we are wired to want to […]
Reed Smith LLP Spring 2018 Speaker Series: Special Presentation Race and Compounded Adversity: Evidence from the New York City Longitudinal Survey of Well-being Kathryn Neckerman, PhD Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:00 pm in the Cathedral of Learning Q & A to follow The Center on Race and Social Problems announces its next speaker series lecture featuring […]
RSVP Youth Organizing March 1, 2018 5:30-7pm Please let us know if you can join us for a discussion about Youth Organizing with high school student organizers Suhail Gharaibeh-Gonzalez, Peyton Klein, Gigi Varlotta, Zoe Vongtau, and Serena Zets. March 1st 5:30-7pm (food provided please RSVP so we can plan for how much food to […]
Teaching Africa Workshop—K-16 Educators Indigenous Wisdom and Culture Saturday, February 24, 2017, 9am-3:30pm Join us at the University of Pittsburgh for the Teaching Africa Workshop – Indigenous Wisdom and Culture on February 24, 2017. Learn how to use free multi-media curriculum units to strengthen the teaching of African Studies in your classroom. Breakout sessions will […]
Practitioners Talking About Race With Students: One School’s Journey Thursday, February 16 Facilitated by Megan O’Brien, Christie Herring, Diana Gomez and Katie Pohl, in-service teachers, The Falk School 12 – 1:30 p.m., Center for Urban Education Conference Room (Posvar 4118) Click here to learn more and to register.
We Are Still Here: Declarations of Love and Sovereignty in Black Life Under Siege February 8, 2018 Facilitated by Cynthia Dillard, Mary Frances Early Professor of Teacher Education, Department of Educational Theory and Practice, University of Georgia 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., CUE Commons Click here to learn more and to register.
Simple Interactions Leadership Institute Are you looking for an advanced professional development opportunity? APOST and The University of Pittsburgh School of Education are partnering to bring you the SI (Simple Interactions) Leadership Institute. This special six-week experience will help you identify ways to increase developmental interactions with youth in OST settings, positively supporting the social and emotional well […]