Professor Jose Aguilar Hernandez from the Department of Ethnic & Women Studies shares details about preserving Chicano/Chicana history through his archive project and explains the historical development of ethnic studies.
Professor Doreen Gehry Nelson and second grade teacher Daphne Chase share classroom success stories about the innovative teaching strategies of Design Based Learning. The program has reportedly ignited students’ creativity in learning and assisted them with meeting California State Standards.
Professor Sandy Dixon from the Department of Ethnic & Women’s Studies discusses the portrayal of Native Americans and their cultures in society. She also shares what can be done to increase the knowledge and understanding of Native cultures.
Professor Christina Chavez-Reyes from the Department of Liberal Studies discusses her book, based on her family,“Five Generations of a Mexican American Family in Los Angeles.” She discusses the personal challenges she had to face in her own schools and how California has evolved in providing education for Latino children.