Teaching about and for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

EVENT DETAILS: 
When: Friday, March 19, 2021
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST
Where: Zoom
Cost: FREE

Presenters:
– Mary Mendenhall, Associate Professor of Practice in International and Comparative Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
– Katherine Kaufka Walts, JD, Director of the Center for the Human Rights of Children, Loyola University Chicago.

Description:
The presenters will speak about teaching courses related to refugees and the right to education through different pedagogical, project-based, and interactive approaches. They will also share examples of ways to integrate refugees’ voices and experiences in the classroom and beyond, They will share how to reimagine immersive/experiential learning experiences for students under Covid-19, using the Immigration Detention Project at Loyola as a case study. This event, is part of a spring webinar series sponsored by the University and College Consortium for Human Rights Education (UCCHRE)

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