Our group is doing our advocacy project on the Trinity River water flows and water rights for the Hoopa People. When water is taken from the river to ship to aggregate communities it lowers the water temperatures and kills the fish. The warm temperatures effect the wildlife, food supplies, causes illness and ruins diets for […] Continue reading
Link to episode 538: Is this working? This American Life episode is about “Stories of schools struggling with what to do with misbehaving kids. For teachers, it’s not clear how to get the kids to behave. Asking politely does not always work. Or detention. You can suspend them, but sending kids home from the thing […] Continue reading
Check Moodle for revised assignment due dates to the Advocacy Proposal and the Policy Paper. The due date for your second policy blog post is still the same, as is the date policy posters are due.
Advocacy Proposal is due October 23 but I will accept them until October … Continue reading
The US Department of Health and Human Resources recently sent out an invitation to a free webinar: Understanding Message Framing for Effective Policy Communication. Here’s a link to the event site. I’ve registered and am hoping that we have time to view the recorded one-hour webinar as a class … Continue reading
Monday is “Columbus Day.” In response, the Multicultural Center and members of our Native Community have organized events for Indigenous Peoples’ Week.
See the flyer of campus events.
For class on Tuesday, October 14, please prepare in the following ways:
1) Write down your thoughts on, “How does inequity, inequality and discrimination affect a child’s developing brain, his sense of self, and his construction of ideas of community?” This refers to all children, whether they are witnesses … Continue reading
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Ericka and I chose to analyze the Family Resource Council (FRC); a liberal, right-winged group who is a religious based and family orientated organization. Their main focus according to their site is to promote “traditional family values” and “advance faith, family and freedom in public policy and the culture”. The FRC are known mainly for […] Continue reading