Join us for our Civic Engagement Lunch Talk on January 31st!
IPCE is pleased to announce the first Civic Engagement Lunch Talk of the new year.
Civic Engagement Lunch Talk
“Amplifying Latinx Families' Language Education Rights: Luchando for Urban Dual Language Bilingual Education”
Presented by P. Zitlali Morales, PhD, Ramona Alcalá, PhD, Megan Marshall, ABD in Hispanic & Italian Studies
Wednesday, January 31st from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
UIC Daley Library
Conference Room 1-470
801 S Morgan Street
Lunch boxes available - please RSVP to share dietary restrictions
Register here: go.uic.edu/celunchtalk
During the 2022-2023 academic year, Dr. Morales and team conducted workshops with Latinx, predominantly Spanish-speaking parents around the Chicagoland area. Their culminating activity was a Dual Language Bilingual Education Parent Summit hosted at UIC. During the summit, the team shared resources with parents (such as bilingual book vendors and a talk regarding bilingual speech-language services) and invited them to participate in a focus group conversation. As a group, parents shared their experiences and hopes with respect to language services in school and beyond.
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