Doing Democracy Now: University-School Partnership for Fostering Student Activism & Civic Engagement
Date & Time
Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Lorenzo Alexander - University of Connecticut
Danielle DeRosa - University of Connecticut
Kewan Green - University of Connecticut
Glenn Mitoma - University of Connecticut
Chris Sparks - UConn - East Hartford High School
Todd Szwed - UConn - East Hartford High School
Join us as we share strategies and lessons-learned in leveraging university-school partnerships to support student learning for civic action. Based on our experiences using the University of Connecticut’s Early College Experience (ECE) concurrent enrollment program to support high school students’ service learning about human rights, this session will review our model and help participants explore opportunities for similar work in their community. Presented by university faculty, high school teachers, and former ECE students, this session will consider how youth leadership in efforts for social change can be supported through effective university-school partnerships.
| Learning outcomes:
Participants will be able to identify opportunities and resources to support student voice in university-school partnerships.
Participants will be able to connect civic action with human rights education and critical service learning principles and practices.
Participants will be able to recognize the potential of concurrent enrollment to facilitate youth empowerment.
Full AddressHyatt Regency Seattle