Institute for the Study of "Race" and Social Justice General Meeting
When: Tue, Feb 22 2022 12:00pm - Tue, Feb 22 2022 1:00pm
Where: Zoom Meeting
Question: firstname.lastname@example.org. Join listserv by visiting race.unm.edu, click Join Listserv now.
- Introductions; Approval of the Agenda; Indigenous Territorial Acknowledgement: IN CHAT: Why is critical thinking about race, racism and other contemporary and historic oppressions and struggles for social justice paramount in K-12? Please don’t forget to sign
- Updates: Form C in progress for stand-alone race and social justice undergrad certificate; other? For more info on graduate and undergraduate certificate visit: race.unm.edu. Institute Letter on “critical race theory in schools” sent to NM State Legislators on 2/1/22: https://race.unm.edu/assets/documents/feb-2022-statement.pdf; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant to Institute: Employing Intersectionality for Revising Office of Management and Budget and Federal Administrative Guidelines on Race and Ethnicity”
- Teaching Race and Social Justice Courses? send undergrad/grad syllabus to email@example.com with syllabi checklist available at unm.edu, click certificate.
- Topics for Next Meeting?
- CONVERSATION TOPIC:
Speaker: Dr. Gwen Warniment, Deputy Secretary, New Mexico Department of Education. Opening remarks 5-10 min and discussion on the status of the revisions of New Mexico Social Studies Standards for K-12.
- What kind of social studies curriculum and pedagogy education do NM K-12 students need?
- Against the backdrop of efforts to restrict curriculum, how can we protect teachers who engagetheir students in critical thinking about the history and contemporary dynamics of race, racismand other intersecting oppressions and the struggles for social justice and liberation in the U.S.and beyond?
- Ten years from now, how would we know that we have been successful in creating rigorous socialstudies standards that cultivate lifelong learning and success among students in K-12 in NM?
- Other questions?
For more information and updates visit on the NM Social Studies Standards for K-12 Visit: https://webnew.ped.state.nm.us/bureaus/literacy-humanities/social-studies/
Announcements: 2/9/22@12pm”Dismantling Constructs of Whiteness in Higher Education:
Narratives of Resistance from the Academyedited by Drs. Teresa Y. Neely and Margie Montañez (Routledge, expected 2022).
Register now at https://goto.unm.edu/z8ap4.
2/25/22 Deadline for UNM undergraduates interested in Graduate Studies in Racial Equity Summer Fellowship and Mentoring Opportunity in Research Institute for Scholars of Equity (RISE) at North Carolina Central University – Flyer attached.
UNM Africana Studies will transition from program status to department status in 2022 under the leadership of Dr. Kirsten Buick, inaugural department chair!
UNM Sociology Spring 2022 Colloquium Talks: February 11 @ 3 Dr. Korver-Glenn” Race Brokers: Housing Markets and Segregation in 21st Century Urban America. https://unm.zoom.us/J/93011090207;
Zoom Links for future UNM Sociology Colloquia forthcoming for: 2/25@3ppm Dr. Prisca Gayles, U N- Reno. Tentative title: “Black Feminist Toolkits and the Everyday Successes of Race-based Activism in Argentina.” 4/8: Dr. Angela Garcia, U Chicago. Tentative title: "Enduring Immigrant 'Illegality’: Time and the State of Waiting."
2/18/22 Black Lawyers Association Lecture Series more info: https://newmexicoblacklawyersassociation.org/cle.html
3/31/22- 4/3/22 Sociologists for Women in Society Winter Meeting, Santa Ana Pueblo, NM, “Rethinking Feminist Sociologies in the Era of Global Pandemics” more info (https://socwomen.org);
For more information on the undergraduate and graduate certificate (open to community and enrolledstudents) and to support the Institute join the RACE_SOCIAL_JUSTICE listserv by visiting:race.unm.edu, page down and click "Join Listserv Now." For information on upcoming events visitrace.unm.edu and click “events.”
INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF “RACE” & SOCIAL JUSTICE
UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, Website: race.unm.edu, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
established January 2009; Mission: promote the establishment of empirical, theoretical and methodological clarity about "race" that draws on cutting-edge thinking from multiple disciplines and diverse empirical traditions promote clarity about race, racialization that builds on the insights of multiple disciplines; develop strategies for ameliorating race-based inequality
NEW MEXICO STATEWIDE RACE, GENDER, CLASSDATA POLICY CONSORTIUM
established July 2014, first in the country. Mission: intersectional justice through harmonizing data, analysis, policy making and praxis for better serving diverse communities through intersectional knowledge projects anchored in the importance of examining the simultaneity race, gender, class and other intersecting social locations within systems of difference, power, inequality and resistance for equity-based policy making and practice
Inclusive Leadership: Diversity is our strength; Interdisciplinary, Transdisciplinary Research; Multiple Epistemologies & Methodological Approaches; Transparency and Self-Reflexivity; Ethical Equity-Based Accountability; Community Collaboration, Education & Outreach; Attention to Power Dynamics & Commitment to Power Sharing;
Justice & Social Responsibility; Do No Harm