EVC IN THE NEWS: CRITICAL TEACHING IN ACTION CONFERENCE, 3/16 IN LOS ANGELES, CA

Critical Teaching in Action Conference
“Teaching, Technology & Social Justice”
Mount St. Mary’s College Doheny Campus, Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, March 16, 8am – 4:30pm

The Educational Video Center is proud to present a workshop and screening series at the Critical Teaching in Action Conference, scheduled for Saturday, March 16 at Mount St. Mary’s College Doheny campus in Los Angeles. The 2013 conference brings together educators (K-higher ed), community activists and students interested in sharing social justice curricula that integrate or investigate the impact of digital technology in teaching. EVC Founder and Executive Director Steve Goodman will be delivering the keynote address. The day will also include interactive workshops, demonstrations, and a retrospective of EVC student documentary shorts, including:

2371 2nd Ave: An East Harlem Story EVC students document the living conditions of fellow student Millie Reyes’s family, who live in a rat-infested apartment building with no heat or hot water. They follow the story as Reyes leads the other residents to confront the landlord and go on rent strike… more info

Unequal Education: Failing our Children A year in the life of two seventh graders reveals the inequitable race and class-based contrast in resources and opportunities offered by each of their schools, revealing the colossal failure of the local school system — a tragedy of national proportion… more info

Still Standing Ms. Gertrude Ross fights to retain and rebuild her demolished home amid the New Orleans real estate frenzy and corruption following hurricane Katrina… more info

Alienated: Undocumented Immigrant Youth Alienated gives voice to undocumented young immigrants enduring incarceration and imminent deportation, and exploitation with no options for legalized work or college…more info

To view the full day’s agenda is available now, click 2013 Program Catalog & Calendar

To register for the conference, click here

To find out more about the Center for Cultural Fluency at Mount St. Mary’s College, visit the resource website

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