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Ferguson Action Resources - Ferguson Action. Resources Ferguson Jail Support Form November 18, 2014 Read More Know Your Rights Read More Six Important Points about Nonviolent Resistance November 14, 2014 Read More Staying Safe & Sensible in Action Read More Personal Checklist and Steps for Ferguson/St. Read More SOA Watch Handbook For Nonviolent Action Read More How to Suppress Political Dissent in 10 Easy Steps Read More Rising Up Without Burning Out Read More Stay Safe in the Streets Read More November 13, 2014 Read More Dealing with Trauma Read More Blunt Trauma Injury Read More Activist Burnout Read More Preparing for Chemical Weapons – pepper spray, tear gas etc.

Read More St. Read More Cuts, knife wounds, and gunshot wounds. Stoplapdspying.org. Melissa Harris-Perry And bell hooks Discuss Black Womanhood, Politics And Media. First-year Seminar. Criminal Justice. GSI: Rosa Peralta Office: 4520 LSA Phone: 615 0487 Office Hours: Wed: 12 3pm (or by appointment) Email: rosap {at} umich(.)edu Seminar: Tuesdays, 4:00 5:30 Coordinators: 400: Caitlin Patterson/ Maria Maridino 401: Jason Otto/ Bryan Yaldou 402: Vahbiz Karanjia 403: Jamie Taylor/ Meredith Swartz 404: Desiree Hunter 405: Tiffany Williams/ Omari Jackson 407: Kelly Corcoran I.

About Project Community Project Community is a partnership between the Ginsberg Center for Community Service Learning and the Department of Sociology. Rosa (me) will be your direct link to Professor Mark Chesler in Sociology. Joe Galura, Director of Project community Sean de Four, Associate Director of Project community Melanie Bunce, Program Assistant for Criminal Justice II. Each section will have three books. A. B. 1. 2. C. 1. 2. D. 1. 2. III. In order to receive credit for the course, you must 1. IV. Students are expected to fulfill the service requirements of their section. V. 1. A. B. 2. 3. A. B. January 21: Intro. Introduction to Service, Citizenship, and Community. Introduction to Service, Citizenship, and CommunityGeneral Studies 137Professor Meta Mendel-Reyes, Spring 2001Tuesday 6-8 pm, Bruce Building Classroom 4 hours community service placement, plus class project. Introduction, Objectives, Texts.

Format and Assignments, Syllabus Introduction At the turn of the 21st century, we see a resurgence of community service, a decline in political participation, and the persistence of the urgent social problems that both seek to address. For example, a recent survey conducted by Harvard University s Kennedy School of Government reported that 60% of college students polled said that they were currently involved in community service. Yet only 7% planned to volunteer to work on a political campaign during the upcoming elections. These results parallel developments beyond the campus: as interest in the formal political system wanes, more and more people are practicing a new approach to democracy, problem-solving, and building power at the grassroots. 1. 2.

Steve Connell watch close. Status of Black Males. The Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys held its first hearing, titled “The Status of Black Males: Ensuring Our Boys Mature… read more The Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys held its first hearing, titled “The Status of Black Males: Ensuring Our Boys Mature Into Strong Men.” Much of the hearing focused on the achievement gap of black males, racial profiling, and the justice system.

Among the witnesses was Tracy Martin, the father of Trayvon Martin who in February 2012 was fatally shot while walking through a Sanford, Florida, gated community. Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was acquitted of the crime in July 2013. Mr. Martin in his testimony said, “We will not let the verdict sum up who Trayvon was.” The hearing did not resume after a recess was called. close. Chapter 5: Activities - Facilitating Reflection: A Manual for Higher Education. Although the Reflection Circle is a basic structure for reflection, not all groups or group members are comfortable or interested in speaking up in this environment right away. Being creative and using a variety of activities helps to gain the participants' interest and can foster comfort and familiarity in the group. A mixture of approaches can also address a range of learning and communication styles.

Some activities break the group into smaller units, allowing participants to become comfortable speaking in a less intimidating environment. Others spark discussion through the use of quotes, visualization and role plays. Group activities thus offer a framework for reflection, and encourage participants to begin thinking critically about their experiences. Reflection Starters: Basic Discussions A single question is often the simplest way to start a group talking. What? This structure for reflection questions is perhaps the most widely known and used. What? So what? Now what? Example: