Past Events

    Re-Imagining Civics Education at the Resource Center for Nonviolence

  • May 7th

    Sponsored by the UCSC Central California Writing Project (CCWP), the History and Civics Project (HCP), and the California Subject Matter Project, features Antero Garcia (Associate Professor of Education, Stanford) and Niole Mirra (Assistant professor of Urban Teacher Education at Rutgers University).  Professors Garcia and Mirra work with educators nationwide on what they call "speculative civics" focused on youth-driven engagement in community/social change. 

    This event is meant for UCSC faculty, community educators and youth organizers, after-school educators, teacher educators, K-16 teachers in all disciplines and school leaders.


  • Rescheduled: April 27th, 12pm-1:15pm

    Location: McHenry Library 0266

    Fanon’s Children: Panthers, Crips, Bloods, and the Black Radical Tradition

    Professor Barganier's scholarly work is grounded in the knowledge traditions
    of the Black masses. His talk will be centered on his forthcoming book
    Fanon's Children: Panthers, Crips, Bloods, and the Black Radical Tradition,
    which examines the violent, social production of race in Los Angeles and the
    impact of state repression on the Black Panther Party.


  • March 30th, 2022, 12pm-1:15pm

    Speaker: kihana miraya ross

    “Anti-blackness, refusal, and resistance: Fugitive possibilities in Black education”

    This talk will consider what it means to think with anti-blackness, wake work, fugitivity, and reparations in education. ross offers the afterlife of school segregation and Black educational fugitive space, to characterize Black students’ anti-Black educational experiences and their production of Black space to refuse and

  • Lation Role Models 2022 Virtual Conference with Keynote Speaker, Dolores Huerta

  • Saturday, March 12 at 9:00am to 12:30pm

    Conference featuring education major, Jackie Bravo-Suarez, as part of the student panel!

    Dolores Huerta is a civil rights activist and community organizer. She has worked for labor rights and social justice for over 60 years. In 1962, she and Cesar Chavez founded the United Farm Workers labor union. She served as Vice President and played a critical role in many of the union’s accomplishments for four decades.

  • Suddenly Distant and Still in Flux: The Implications of COVID-19 for K12 Teachers’ Work and Schooling

  • Wednesday, January 13, 5:30 p.m.

    In this Forum the Suddenly Distant Research Project Team draws on in-depth interviews with 75 teachers in nine states to explore the ways that state and local responses to the pandemic have reshaped schooling and teachers’ working lives, affected teachers’ work/family lives, and exacerbated as well as abated long standing educational equity issues. Professor Lora Bartlett and research team members discuss the patterns that have emerged, the implications for the teaching profession and K-12 schooling, and insights into teachers’ feelings about how schools can best navigate this crisis.


  • The Pandemic's Impact on Minority-Owned Businesses With Robert Fairlie

  • Tuesday, February 2 from 4:05 - 5:20

    A conversation with UC Santa Cruz Professor Robert Fairlie. Professor Fairlie will talk about his recent research regarding the pandemic's impact on minority-owned businesses and economic thinking.

  • Colloquia - Kevin Kumashiro

  • Wednesday, April 21, 12:00 - 1:30

    Former Dean of the School of Education at the University of San Francisco (profile)

    Read more here.

  • 2021 Graduate Research Symposium Presenters - Charley Brooks & Julianne Foxworthy Gonzalez

  • Friday, April 23, 4pm PDT

    Julianne Foxworthy Gonzalez - "I just skip the graphs and number": Exploring the statistical literacy practices of undergraduate students

    Charley Brookes - Historicizing Whiteness as an Antiracist Pedagogy 

  • All-In All-Together Spring Webinar

  • Friday, May 7, 11:00 - 1:00

    Seizing the Pandemic Portal: Transforming Universities for Community Engaged Scholarships

    Join us for a discussion on how we can seize the moment to help transform universities in the post-pandemic world, to be truly powerful partners in co-creating knowledge for justice. Register here.