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Dr. Pabon meets with Dominique Headen (Class of 22') from Susquehanna High School.
Dr. Pabon and Damain Earl (Class of 19') from Executive Charter School.
FDI Kicks Off The Teaching Lab
The Fredrick Douglas Institution just launched its first of many projects. The Teaching Lab is a digital resource of culturally relevant and sustaining teaching practices by BIPOC educators in PA. FDI director Dr. Amber Pabon and her team will be collaborating with KU alum and faculty across the State System to document culturally-aligned pedagogies and curricula to support our increasingly diverse K-Higher Ed student body population. Stay updated on this research study by following our Instagram
FDI Announces: The Black and Brown Women's Writing Coalition
The Fredrick Douglass Institute Black and Brown Women's Writing Coalition, a virtual workspace to foster BIPOC women's personal and professional writing and research goals. The Black and Brown Women's Writing Coalition meets Sundays from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. via zoom. Email email@example.com for more information and to join.
Spring 2023: The Education as Freedom Project
The Fredrick Douglass Institute is looking for eager students to participate in the Education as Freedom Project. FDI will be partnering with urban schools in the surrounding school districts to provide support in reading and math. The Education as Freedom Project is a great opportunity for students seeking volunteer or fieldwork hours, as well as research experience. No education background and all majors (even undeclared), as well as graduate and undergrad students are welcome to participate. Training will be provided. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.