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Paradise Valley Community College – Buxton Library

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18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032 United States
(602) 787-6500

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October 2017

FRANK Talks: Racial Literacy and Social Media – Paradise Valley

October 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Paradise Valley Community College – Buxton Library, 18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032 United States
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Is This Racist? Racial Literacy and Social Media Dr. Kathy Nakagawa, Arizona State University, School of Social Transformation Many parents and educators avoid conversations about race and racism with their children and students, yet young people are regularly exposed to images, stories, videos and statements that reflect racial societal attitudes. This exposure often comes through social media, such as YouTube videos, tweets, Facebook posts, Instagram, Snapchat, and blogs. Despite this exposure, many young people are unprepared to discuss race and…

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FRANK Talks: Educational equity in Arizona – Paradise Valley

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Paradise Valley Community College – Buxton Library, 18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032 United States
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Educational equity in Arizona: A radical idea, or a necessary goal? Dr. Angelina Castagno, Northern Arizona University, Educational Foundations Education is a hot topic in Arizona. Legislators, educators and citizens cannot agree on funding, curricula, or testing, to name a few, or on why Arizona consistently ranks at the bottom nationally when it comes to education. While these issues are fundamental, they lose sight of the most important issue, educating Arizona’s children. Are Arizona children receiving the education they need to…

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