Invited Panels and Workshops

Talking Social Justice: Students’ Experience with Real Conversations of Race

20th Annual Multicultural Education Conference at Sacramento State University
April 26, 2014

“Real Conversations in Real Time RCRT (Flowers, 2005) is about developing an authentic voice and maintaining engaged dialogue on issues like race and racism. This presentation will offer the graduate students’ experience and perspective on learning social justice education.”

Questions the panel addressed:

1. What has your experience been like while learning social justice education?
2. How has your learning experience transformed your thinking and or perspective on others and education?
3. Are you (more) critical/conscious of the media and the language you and others use? Are you more aware of isms?
4. How can we as educators help shape the language we use and teach to foster equity and social justice in education?

Conference Program (PDF)

Workshop on AB123 for Teachers

Hosted at UC Berkeley
November 9, 2013

Facilitated group discussion with 8-10 participants on AB123, Filipino contributions to the agricultural worker labor movement and the state of Filipino American history in public school curriculum today.

Guest Speaker & Film Screening

Asian American Studies 146: Asian Americans & Education
UC Berkeley
March 14, 2013

Showed documentary, “San Francisco’s Filipino Education Center & the Establishment of Galing Bata,” and then discussed the film with the class. We particularly focused on the question of language minority rights and equitable access to bilingual instruction, and by extension, the ability to preserve one’s heritage language.