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Dr. Darielle Blevins
Start with Equity Fellow and Children's Equity Project Postdoctoral Research Scholar. Doctoral Student of the Year AY 2019/2020. Placed second in the CSU Competition for her research on how black adolescent girls negotiate their identity at school via self-portraits that represent how they feel about themselves on the inside, and how their teachers view them.
Visibility and the Power of the Black Girl Gaze to Understand Black Adolescent Girls' Identity
Dr. Verónica González
Assistant Professor of Bilingual/ Multicultural Education in the Division of Curriculum and Instruction, Cal State LA.
Beyond Language: Critical and Sustainable Sociocultural Competence in a Dual Language Program
Dr. Rhianna Henry
Earned tenure and promotion to Associate Professor at Sonoma State University.
Elementary Student's Perceptions of School Belongingness and (Bi)cultural Identity in English-only and Dual Language Strands
Dr. Justine Andreu Darling
Lecturer, San Diego State University
Social Justice in Restorative Justice Practices Trainings in California K-12 Public Schools
Dr. Cassandra J. Drake
Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies, California State University Stanislaus
Toward a social justice orientation: Exploring the development of teacher-candidate cultural competence
Dr. Michael Louis Washington
Online instructor (P/T), Career and Technical Studies at CSU Sacramento, College of Continuing Education, Bachelors of Science in Career and Technical Studies
Towards a Culturally Critical Andragogy: An Exploratory Study of the Black Male Experience in Higher Education
Spanish Teacher, Singapore American School
Education Investment and the 3x1 Program in the State of Guanajuato, Mexico
Dr. Helina Hoyt
Nursing Program Coordinator, San Diego State University-Imperial Valley
Virtual Standardized Patient (VSP) Simulation: A Comparison of Pedagogical Methods to Improve Nursing Student Knowledge & Skill
Dr. WonYoung Cho
Assistant Professor, Marriage, Couples, and Family Therapy Program, Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling in Portland, OR
Context Filtering: Clinical and Linguistic Practices of Asian American Multilingual Mental Health Clinicians