Deep Dive: Working In Social Justice

Thursday, June 14, 3:30 pm - 5:15 pm

Attendees will explore the landscape of effective practices in Working In Social Justice. Through two examples from exemplary CYD programs, attendees will unpack the current landscape and apply their thinking to their own professional contexts. The session will culminate with a future-oriented interrogation of questions to fuel the future development of tools and resources to support Working In Social Justice work in the CYD field.

 

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Presenters
Bettina L Love
Associate Professor
University of Georgia
Atlanta

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Dr. Bettina L. Love is an award-winning author and Associate Professor of Educational Theory & Practice at the University of Georgia. Dr. Love is a sought-after public speaker on a range of topics including: Hip Hop education, Black girlhood, queer youth, Hip Hop feminism, art-based education to foster youth civic engagement, and issues of diversity. In 2014, she was invited to the White House Research Conference on Girls to discuss her work focused on the lives of Black girls. She has also provided commentary for various news outlets including NPR, The Guardian, and the Atlanta Journal Constitution. She is currently working on her second book, We Want To Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom.