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Lin Lucas, Popular Culture as Primary Text

Popular culture as primary text

Lin Lucas, Educational Assistant at Paulo Freire Middle School-University Campus, on how comics can be primary texts for social justice pedagogy. Author Scott McCloud has called comics “the invisible art” because the deceptive simplicity of the form masks a complex, expressive medium in which words and pictures are combined, challenging readers to draw from their […]

Frank Dipietrapaul teaches students about vermicomposting.

Food justice and our youth

Frank Dipietrapaul leads adult and youth learning programs at Las Milpitas Community Farm Food justice is, at its heart, social justice. When we understand that racial and economic inequalities marginalize people and deprive them of access to healthy, sustainable and nourishing food, we recognize that our work for social justice must include striving for equitable access […]