Towards Critical Community-Based Learning Models
From Michael Millard
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How do social justice efforts benefit from community-based learning at PSU? What challenges and conflicts exist between these two curricular frameworks? How might PSU better integrate the two? Join Molly Gray and Harold McNaron in dialogue.
This event is remote and will take place on Zoom. Please reach out to email@example.com with accessibility requests or event questions prior to the event.
About the Facilitators - Molly Gray, University Studies Instructor, Portland State University
Molly Gray is faculty in University Studies, where she's been offering Senior Capstones since 2005. Her courses partner with local organizations such as the Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center, Elder Pride Services, the Rock & Roll Camp for Girls, and with trans oral history projects across the country. She was a Faculty-in-Residence at OAI from 2018-2020, piloting the Faculty Fellows program in community-based learning. In 2015 she founded Queer Rock Camp PDX, a no-cost intergenerational arts and music program for LGBTQ+ youth.
Participants will leave the dialogue with:
1 - a clear or clearer understanding of critical community-based learning (CBL)
2 - a clear or clearer understanding of 1-2 problems related to critical CBL
3 - 1-2 curricular ideas to try out in their respective contexts