Save the Date
September 23, 2023
for our 13th Annual Conference
Resurgency & Indigeneity through Ethnic Studies
at Cal Poly Humboldt
more information coming soon
CA-NAME 12th Annual Conference: Nurturing Communities of Struggle, Solidarity & Resistance Through Ethnic Studies
Saturday, January 21, 2023 (9am - 4pm)
California State University, Los Angeles (5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032)
CONFIRMED SPEAKERS: Theresa Montaño, Anita Tijerina-Revilla
Email Questions to [email protected]
The California Chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education (CA-NAME) is organizing its 12th Annual Statewide Conference for K-12 Educators, College Students, Social Justice Advocates, Community Organizers, and others who are interested in nurturing and developing ethnic studies and rehumanizing pedagogies and projects.
WORKSHOPS: Workshops will cover such themes as K-12 culturally sustaining pedagogies; counter-storytelling curricular projects; arts-based explorations of rehumanizing praxis in the ethnic studies classroom; community organizing/spaces of/for solidarity; and many more.
Registration includes access to all workshops, printed paper/e-program, and lunch. CA-NAME is a non-profit organization.
RECENT PAST CONFERENCES
Thank you for participating in our 10th Annual Conference. Participants said:
"Passion and Authenticity."
"Such a powerful conference today. The session was exceptionally facilitated. I really appreciate the speakers, the collective passion and the spiritual empowerment I received alongside the knowledge to be a stronger co-conspirator."
"Beautiful event. Thank you."
"The presenters were on point for this conference. Also, that it was free for anyone to attend."
"It was so amazing! Even on zoom, there was such a sense of connection and so much learning!!"
"I really enjoyed listening to the keynote speakers. I learned a lot from them especially about the education system and how it was never made for BIPOC."
"I just really enjoy listening to my K-12 colleagues and of their desires to decolonize the curriculum."
9:00-9:05 Welcome, Land Acknowledgement: Dr. Lilia Chavez and Dr. Marisol Ruiz
9:05 - 9:10 Welcome from Host, President Dr. David M. Johnson
9:10 - 9:20 Spoken Word
9:20 - 10:20 Keynote Dr. Bettina Love
10:20-11:10 Workshops (breakout rooms)
#What's Normal Anyway? Exploring Stories by Restorying: The Power of Narrative - Denia Bradshaw
Teaching Social Issues Through Ethnic Studies: Centering Race and Social Activism - Miguel Zavala & Jose Paolo Magcalas
Teaching "One Crazy Summer by Rita Willams" to Fourth and Fifth Graders - Marisol Ruiz
The Fight for Quality and Accessible Mental Health Services in 9-12 PromotorX - Chelsea Rios Gomez, Jonni Segura, Milagros Ortega, Anayeli Auza, Angelica Alvarez, and Martha Flores
Ethnic Studies Collectives: Sources of Truth-Telling, Regeneration, and Solidarity - Ricardo Medina, Ph.D.; Ratha Kelly, Brian Batugo
Ethnic Studies: An Anti-Colonial and Abolitionist Project - Dr.Theresa Montaño & Members of The Liberated Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum Coalition
Seeds of Resistance: Ethnic Studies Pedagogy in Elementary Classroom - Dr. Cathery Yeh, Gloria Gallardo, and Nicky Meindl
Making Sense of Ethnic Studies Pedagogy in Emergency Virtual Environments - Kay Flewelling
DACA: actualización y círculo de diálogo PromotorX - Anayeli Auza, Jonni Segura, and Keila Moran
Empowering Multicultural Students' Learning Through Cognitive Neuroscience and Gestalt Personal Development Principles - Mario Rivas Merritt College
11:10 - 12:00 Dr. Dulcinea Lara, New Mexico State University
12:00 - 12:50 Dialogue circles (breakout rooms)
Creating diverse and inclusive curriculum PromotorX - Elijah Moore, Veronica Perez, Syd Lyons, & Josie Licavoli
Alternative learning in K-12 to Higher Education: Understanding the Struggles, Triumphs, and Setbacks of conventional learning PromotorX - Georgina Rose Ruiz, Aiszellyn Alvarez, Elizabeth Owens, Gregorio Yarasca, Mia Page
Ethnic Studies K-2 - Dr. Ruchi Rangnath
Ethnic Studies 3-6 - Dr. Tricia Gallagher-Geurtsen
Ethnic Studies 7-12 - Dr. Bryan Bowens
Spiritual Empowerment - Dr. Lilia Chavez
12: 50 - 1:00 - Closing - Dr. Lilia Chavez and Dr. Marisol Ruiz